Chenango County had 1,063 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2016 the arrest rate was 701.95 per 100.000 population which is by 5.03% lower than the National average of 739.12 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2016 arrests 22 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Albany and county Broome it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Chenango is larceny/theft - 248 arrests followed by burglary - 69 and aggravated assault - 14 arrests.
Violent crime in Chenango County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has decreased but not the non-violent crime rate. Compared to the national average of - 99.56 per 100.000 people the overall violent crime rate for the county is by 54.51% lower.