Waldo amassed 508 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Waldo’s arrest rate was 431.87 per 100,000 residents. The county of Waldo is 41.56% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 13 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Waldo also experienced 157 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Androscoggin and Cumberland, Waldo is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Waldo, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 113 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Waldo, is burglary, and the third most common is aggravated assault.
In Waldo, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Waldo has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Waldo experienced 13 violent crimes and 157 non-violent crimes. When comparing Waldo to the national average of 739.02, Waldo is lower by 41.56% than the national average.