Otero amassed 252 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Otero’s arrest rate was 377.15 per 100,000 residents. The county of Otero is 48.97% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 6 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Otero also experienced 63 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Arapahoe and Boulder, Otero is a more dangerous place to reside.
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In Otero, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 34 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Otero, is burglary, and the third most common is motor vehicle theft.
In Otero, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Otero has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Otero experienced 6 violent crimes and 63 non-violent crimes. When comparing Otero to the national average of 739.02, Otero is lower by 48.97% than the national average.