Freeborn County had 294 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2016 the arrest rate was 269.33 per 100.000 population which is by 63.56% lower than the National average of 739.12 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2016 arrests 3 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Clay and county Dakota it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Freeborn is larceny/theft - 43 arrests followed by burglary - 27 and motor vehicle theft - 9 arrests.
Violent crime in Freeborn County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has decreased along with the non-violent crime rate. Compared to the national average of - 99.56 per 100.000 people the overall violent crime rate for the county is by 90.1% lower.