The county of Kootenai had 3,586 arrests during the past three years. For 2016, the arrest rate was 827.55 per 100,000 residents. This is 11.96% higher than the national average of 739.12 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 103 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Kootenai also processed 1,174 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Ada and Bannock, Kootenai is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Kootenai is larceny/theft totaling 769, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Kootenai County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2016, Kootenai tallied 103 violent crimes and 1,174 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.12, Kootenai is higher by 11.96% than the national average.