The city of Helena, with a total population of 31,668, experienced 4,416 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 493.56 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 55.92% difference making Helena higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 217 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Helena also handled 1,346 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
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The city of Helena experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Helena totaled 217 violent crimes and 1,346 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Helena experienced 1,567 violent crimes. Of those, 9 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 324 were for legacy rape, 123 were for robbery, and 1,111 were for aggravated assault.