The county of New Castle had 18,890 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 4,713.36 per 100,000 residents. This is 537.79% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 1,340 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. New Castle also processed 4,957 arrests for property crimes during the same year.
The most popular crime committed in New Castle is larceny/theft totaling 3,608, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. New Castle County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, New Castle tallied 1,340 violent crimes and 4,957 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, New Castle is higher by 537.79% than the national average.