Nye amassed 2,595 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Nye’s arrest rate was 1,955.19 per 100,000 residents. The county of Nye is 164.57% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 61 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Nye also experienced 788 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Washoe and Churchill, Nye is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Nye, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 367 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Nye, is burglary, and the third most common is motor vehicle theft.
In Nye, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Nye has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Nye experienced 61 violent crimes and 788 non-violent crimes. When comparing Nye to the national average of 739.02, Nye is higher by 164.57% than the national average.