Wrangell amassed 90 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Wrangell’s arrest rate was 1,503.13 per 100,000 residents. The county of Wrangell is 103.40% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 8 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Wrangell also experienced 28 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Aleutians West and Haines, Wrangell is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Wrangell, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 22 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Wrangell, is aggravated assault, and the third most common is motor vehicle theft.
In Wrangell, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Wrangell has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Wrangell experienced 8 violent crimes and 28 non-violent crimes. When comparing Wrangell to the national average of 739.02, Wrangell is higher by 103.4% than the national average.