The county of Kenai Peninsula had 2,860 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 4,913.21 per 100,000 residents. This is 564.83% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 90 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Kenai Peninsula also processed 946 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Aleutians West and Bethel, Kenai Peninsula is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Kenai Peninsula is larceny/theft totaling 786, followed by burglary, and then motor vehicle theft.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Kenai Peninsula County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Kenai Peninsula tallied 90 violent crimes and 946 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Kenai Peninsula is higher by 564.83% than the national average.