Broome County had 1,911 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 283.11 per 100.000 population which is by 61.69% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 58 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Albany and county Erie it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Broome is larceny/theft - 397 arrests followed by burglary - 80 and aggravated assault - 36 arrests.
Violent crime in Broome County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has increased but not the non-violent crime rate. Compared to the national average of - 100.65 per 100.000 people the overall violent crime rate for the county is by 70.5% lower.