The county of Lake had 52 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 207.06 per 100,000 residents. This is 71.98% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 5 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Lake also processed 17 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Chisago and Clay, Lake is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Lake is larceny/theft totaling 9, followed by burglary, and then motor vehicle theft.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Lake County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Lake tallied 5 violent crimes and 17 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Lake is lower by 71.98% than the national average.