Northwest Arctic amassed 906 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Northwest Arctic’s arrest rate was 9,197.17 per 100,000 residents. The county of Northwest Arctic is 1,144.51% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 121 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Northwest Arctic also experienced 178 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Aleutians West and Anchorage, Northwest Arctic is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Northwest Arctic, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 123 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Northwest Arctic, is aggravated assault, and the third most common is burglary.
In Northwest Arctic, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Northwest Arctic has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Northwest Arctic experienced 121 violent crimes and 178 non-violent crimes. When comparing Northwest Arctic to the national average of 739.02, Northwest Arctic is higher by 1% than the national average.