Steele amassed 266 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Steele’s arrest rate was 203.78 per 100,000 residents. The county of Steele is 72.43% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 10 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Steele also experienced 65 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Chisago and Clay, Steele is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Steele, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 32 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Steele, is burglary, and the third most common is aggravated assault.
In Steele, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Steele has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Steele experienced 10 violent crimes and 65 non-violent crimes. When comparing Steele to the national average of 739.02, Steele is lower by 72.43% than the national average.