Blackford County had 114 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2016 the arrest rate was 255.17 per 100.000 population which is by 65.48% lower than the National average of 739.12 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2016 arrests 1 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Lake and county Knox it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Blackford is larceny/theft - 22 arrests followed by burglary - 7 and aggravated assault - 1 arrests.
Violent crime in Blackford County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has increased but not the non-violent crime rate. Compared to the national average of - 99.56 per 100.000 people the overall violent crime rate for the county is by 91.73% lower.