Carlton County had 653 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 618.39 per 100.000 population which is by 16.32% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 17 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Anoka and county Benton it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Carlton is larceny/theft - 141 arrests followed by burglary - 41 and motor vehicle theft - 22 arrests.
Violent crime in Carlton County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has decreased but not 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 52.74% lower.