The city of Kotzebue, with a total population of 3,251, experienced 906 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 919.72 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 190.55% difference making Kotzebue higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 121 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Kotzebue also handled 178 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
The city of Kotzebue experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Kotzebue totaled 121 violent crimes and 178 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Kotzebue experienced 587 violent crimes. Of those, 1 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 149 were for legacy rape, 38 were for robbery, and 399 were for aggravated assault.