Carroll County had 617 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2011 the arrest rate was 1,149.54 per 100.000 population which is by 24.79% higher than the National average of 921.16 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2011 arrests 10 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Allen and county Bartholomew it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Carroll is larceny/theft - 114 arrests followed by burglary - 86 and motor vehicle theft - 21 arrests.
Violent crime in Carroll County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has decreased but not the non-violent crime rate. Compared to the national average of - 98.22 per 100.000 people the overall violent crime rate for the county is by 49.34% lower.