Wright amassed 5,271 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Wright’s arrest rate was 1,213.88 per 100,000 residents. The county of Wright is 64.26% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 126 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Wright also experienced 1,483 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Anoka and Benton, Wright is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Wright, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 1,267 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Wright, is burglary, and the third most common is aggravated assault.
In Wright, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Wright has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Wright experienced 126 violent crimes and 1,483 non-violent crimes. When comparing Wright to the national average of 739.02, Wright is higher by 64.26% than the national average.