Petersburg amassed 285 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Petersburg’s arrest rate was 3,539.25 per 100,000 residents. The county of Petersburg is 378.91% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 4 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Petersburg also experienced 106 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Aleutians West and Bethel, Petersburg is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Petersburg, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 88 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Petersburg, is burglary, and the third most common is rape.
In Petersburg, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Petersburg has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Petersburg experienced 4 violent crimes and 106 non-violent crimes. When comparing Petersburg to the national average of 739.02, Petersburg is higher by 378.91% than the national average.