Douglas County had 118 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 254.71 per 100.000 population which is by 65.53% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 4 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Clinton and county Cook it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Douglas is larceny/theft - 29 arrests followed by burglary - 13 and motor vehicle theft - 4 arrests.
Violent crime in Douglas County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate is the same but not 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 79.75% lower.