Garfield County had 747 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 407.56 per 100.000 population which is by 44.85% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 41 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Arapahoe and county Boulder it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Garfield is larceny/theft - 142 arrests followed by burglary - 46 and rape - 20 arrests.
Violent crime in Garfield 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 30.82% lower.
Most of the county arrests fall into 21-30 age group whereas the least arrests are seen between people who are 71-80 years old.
Most of the Garfield felonies fall to males - 81.5% while women have a share of 18.5% felony crimes.