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Des Moines, IA Arrest Record Search

It is located in Polk County, IA. It has a population of 217,277 inhabitants. The crime rate is - 508.34 per 10.000 people. There have been 11,045 arrests in 2017. The city has seen an uptick in arrest records since last year by 0.000%. The majority of crimes committed in Des Moines are larceny/theft crimes - 5,941 incarcerations, whereas the least popular crime is the murder and non negligent manslaughter - only 28 arrests.

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  • 11,045Number of arrests in the city for 2017
  • 508.34Crime Rate
  • 67.01Violent Crime Rate
  • 441.33Property Crime Rate

Arrest Records by Age & Race

Des Moines Arrests by Gender

Des Moines Arrests by Race/Ethnicity

Des Moines Arrests by Age Group

Most of the city arrests fall into 21-30 age group - 33.4%, the least crimes have committed people between 71-80 - 0.3%. When looking at arrest numbers - a great number of arrestees belonged to White race, whilst the least arrests had Hispanic race.

Violent vs. Non-Violent Crimes

The city has seen more non-violent crimes than violent. There have been 1,456 felony charges and 9,589 non-violent crimes.

Des Moines Violent Crime Types from 2007-2017

For the time period of 2007-2017, the city of Des Moines averaged 13,877 violent crimes. Of that total, 123 was for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 1,327 was for legacy rape, 3,081 was for robbery, and 9,346 was for aggravated assault.

Total Crime Rate in Des Moines

YearCrime Rate
2007689.72
2008576.88
2009495.70
2010536.47
2011576.83
2012545.03
2013532.38
2014484.56
2015472.52
2016490.68
2017508.34
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