Wheatland amassed 31 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Wheatland’s arrest rate was 377.89 per 100,000 residents. The county of Wheatland is 48.87% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 2 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Wheatland also experienced 6 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Cascade and Beaverhead, Wheatland is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Wheatland, the most common crime is burglary which accounts for 3 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Wheatland, is larceny/theft, and the third most common is aggravated assault.
In Wheatland, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Wheatland has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Wheatland experienced 2 violent crimes and 6 non-violent crimes. When comparing Wheatland to the national average of 739.02, Wheatland is lower by 48.87% than the national average.