Piscataquis amassed 199 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Piscataquis’s arrest rate was 332.48 per 100,000 residents. The county of Piscataquis is 55.01% lower 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 Piscataquis also experienced 53 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Androscoggin and Cumberland, Piscataquis is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Piscataquis, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 35 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Piscataquis, is burglary, and the third most common is motor vehicle theft.
In Piscataquis, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Piscataquis has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Piscataquis experienced 3 violent crimes and 53 non-violent crimes. When comparing Piscataquis to the national average of 739.02, Piscataquis is lower by 55.01% than the national average.