Saint Louis amassed 15,404 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Saint Louis’s arrest rate was 3,945.76 per 100,000 residents. The county of Saint Louis is 433.92% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 367 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Saint Louis also experienced 4,629 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Anoka and Benton, Saint Louis is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Saint Louis, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 3,736 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Saint Louis, is burglary, and the third most common is motor vehicle theft.
In Saint Louis, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Saint Louis has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Saint Louis experienced 367 violent crimes and 4,629 non-violent crimes. When comparing Saint Louis to the national average of 739.02, Saint Louis is higher by 433.92% than the national average.