Fairbanks North Star County had 4,909 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 5,027.71 per 100.000 population which is by 580.32% higher than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 210 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Aleutians West and county Bethel it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Fairbanks North Star is larceny/theft - 1,179 arrests followed by motor vehicle theft - 210 and burglary - 170 arrests.
Violent crime in Fairbanks North Star County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has decreased but not the non-violent crime rate. Compared to the national average of - 100.65 per 100.000 people the overall violent crime rate for the county is by 493.01% higher.