Oakland amassed 232 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Oakland’s arrest rate was 5.14 per 100,000 residents. The county of Oakland is 99.3% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 25 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Oakland also experienced 39 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Barry and Bay, Oakland is a safer place to reside.
In Oakland, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 29 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Oakland, is aggravated assault, and the third most common is rape.
In Oakland, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Oakland has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Oakland experienced 25 violent crimes and 39 non-violent crimes. When comparing Oakland to the national average of 739.02, Oakland is lower by 99.3% than the national average.