Custer County had 231 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 2,390.27 per 100.000 population which is by 223.44% higher than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 9 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 Custer is larceny/theft - 73 arrests followed by burglary - 23 and aggravated assault - 9 arrests.
Violent crime in Custer 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 94.31% higher.