Bent County had 345 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 2,081.56 per 100.000 population which is by 181.67% higher than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 11 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Adams and county Arapahoe it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Bent is larceny/theft - 68 arrests followed by burglary - 33 and motor vehicle theft - 10 arrests.
Violent crime in Bent County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has increased but not 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 86.47% higher.