The county of Lewis had 245 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 390.84 per 100,000 residents. This is 47.11% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 6 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Lewis also processed 99 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Albany and Broome, Lewis is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Lewis is larceny/theft totaling 64, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Lewis County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Lewis tallied 6 violent crimes and 99 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Lewis is lower by 47.11% than the national average.