The county of Lake had 9,303 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 934.12 per 100,000 residents. This is 26.40% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 489 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Lake also processed 2,644 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Brevard and Broward, Lake is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Lake is larceny/theft totaling 1,764, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Lake County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Lake tallied 489 violent crimes and 2,644 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Lake is higher by 26.4% than the national average.
The majority of arrests made in Lake are between the ages of 21-30. The age group committing the fewest number of crimes is between the ages of 81-90.