Boyd County had 39 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2011 the arrest rate was 431.45 per 100.000 population which is by 53.16% lower than the National average of 921.16 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2011 arrests 0 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Dakota and county Douglas it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Boyd is burglary - 7 arrests followed by larceny/theft - 2 and murder and non negligent manslaughter - 0 arrests.
Violent crime in Boyd County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has decreased along with the non-violent crime rate. Compared to the national average of - 98.22 per 100.000 people the overall violent crime rate for the county is by 100% lower.