The county of Matanuska Susitna had 2,339 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 4,526.25 per 100,000 residents. This is 512.47% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 74 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Matanuska Susitna also processed 708 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Aleutians West and Bethel, Matanuska Susitna is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Matanuska Susitna is larceny/theft totaling 585, followed by motor vehicle theft, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Matanuska Susitna County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Matanuska Susitna tallied 74 violent crimes and 708 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Matanuska Susitna is higher by 512.47% than the national average.