Calaveras County had 2,259 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 1,744.48 per 100.000 population which is by 136.05% higher than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 200 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Alameda and county Butte it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Calaveras is larceny/theft - 359 arrests followed by burglary - 214 and aggravated assault - 152 arrests.
Violent crime in Calaveras County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has increased along with the non-violent crime rate. Compared to the national average of - 100.65 per 100.000 people the overall violent crime rate for the county is by 339.92% higher.