Douglas County had 6,780 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 822.20 per 100.000 population which is by 11.25% higher than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 292 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Adams and county Arapahoe it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
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Currently, the most popular arrest in Douglas is larceny/theft - 1,695 arrests followed by burglary - 487 and motor vehicle theft - 228 arrests.
Violent crime in Douglas County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has decreased 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 11.72% lower.
Most of the county arrests fall into 51-60 age group whereas the least arrests are seen between people who are 21-30 years old.
Most of the Douglas felonies fall to males - 69.1% while women have a share of 30.9% felony crimes.
This year misdemeanor crime rate breakdown in Douglas by race is the following: 83.3% of crimes were committed by the white races, 11.1% by African Americans, 2.8% by asians, and 2.8% by Indians.