The city of Ketchikan, with a total population of 8,230, experienced 983 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 455.65 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 43.95% difference making Ketchikan higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 34 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Ketchikan also handled 341 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
The city of Ketchikan experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Ketchikan totaled 34 violent crimes and 341 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Ketchikan experienced 321 violent crimes. Of those, 3 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 100 were for legacy rape, 23 were for robbery, and 195 were for aggravated assault.