Aroostook County had 173 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 89.76 per 100.000 population which is by 87.85% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 6 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Androscoggin and county Cumberland it’s a safer place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Aroostook is larceny/theft - 36 arrests followed by burglary - 17 and aggravated assault - 5 arrests.
Violent crime in Aroostook County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has increased along with 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 91.23% lower.