Skagway amassed 50 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Skagway’s arrest rate was 1,454.55 per 100,000 residents. The county of Skagway is 96.82% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 0 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Skagway also experienced 16 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Aleutians West and Haines, Skagway is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Skagway, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 13 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Skagway, is burglary, and the third most common is motor vehicle theft.
In Skagway, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Skagway has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Skagway experienced 0 violent crimes and 16 non-violent crimes. When comparing Skagway to the national average of 739.02, Skagway is higher by 96.82% than the national average.