Washtenaw amassed 6,549 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Washtenaw’s arrest rate was 603.50 per 100,000 residents. The county of Washtenaw is 18.34% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 558 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Washtenaw also experienced 1,643 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Barry and Bay, Washtenaw is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Washtenaw, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 1,173 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Washtenaw, is aggravated assault, and the third most common is burglary.
In Washtenaw, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Washtenaw has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Washtenaw experienced 558 violent crimes and 1,643 non-violent crimes. When comparing Washtenaw to the national average of 739.02, Washtenaw is lower by 18.34% than the national average.