The county of Montrose had 753 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 711.34 per 100,000 residents. This is 3.75% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 8 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Montrose also processed 287 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Adams and Arapahoe, Montrose is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Montrose is larceny/theft totaling 141, followed by burglary, and then motor vehicle theft.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Montrose County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Montrose tallied 8 violent crimes and 287 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Montrose is lower by 3.75% than the national average.