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Columbia County, FL Arrest Records

What are Columbia County Arrest Statistics?

Columbia County had 3,779 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 1,747.50 per 100.000 population which is by 136.46% higher than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 199 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Alachua and county Baker it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

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  • 3,779 Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 1,747.50 Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 199 Violent crime arrests

Columbia County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Columbia is larceny/theft - 511 arrests followed by burglary - 451 and aggravated assault - 159 arrests.

  • 511 Larceny/Theft
  • 451 Burglary
  • 159 Aggravated Assault

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Columbia County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has increased along with 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 185.32% higher.

Columbia County Crime Rate from 2004-2017

Columbia County Arrest and Criminal Records by Age

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.

Columbia County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Crime Demographics by Gender and Race

Misdemeanor Crime Rate by Race

This year misdemeanor crime rate breakdown in Columbia by race is the following: 56% of crimes were committed by the white races, 38.7% by African Americans, and 5.3% by hispanic.

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