Waseca amassed 201 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Waseca’s arrest rate was 343.72 per 100,000 residents. The county of Waseca is 53.49% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 6 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Waseca also experienced 59 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Anoka and Chisago, Waseca is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Waseca, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 34 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Waseca, is burglary, and the third most common is aggravated assault.
In Waseca, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Waseca has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Waseca experienced 6 violent crimes and 59 non-violent crimes. When comparing Waseca to the national average of 739.02, Waseca is lower by 53.49% than the national average.