Ottawa amassed 196 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Ottawa’s arrest rate was 1,250.00 per 100,000 residents. The county of Ottawa is 69.14% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 3 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Ottawa also experienced 71 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Butler and Doniphan, Ottawa is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Ottawa, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 49 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Ottawa, is burglary, and the third most common is motor vehicle theft.
In Ottawa, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Ottawa has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Ottawa experienced 3 violent crimes and 71 non-violent crimes. When comparing Ottawa to the national average of 739.02, Ottawa is higher by 69.14% than the national average.
Most crimes committed in Ottawa are perpetrated by people between the ages of 31-40. Conversely, those committing the fewest crimes are between the ages of 21-30.