The county of Niagara had 2,417 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 357.48 per 100,000 residents. This is 51.63% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 59 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Niagara also processed 698 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Albany and Broome, Niagara is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Niagara is larceny/theft totaling 527, followed by burglary, and then motor vehicle theft.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Niagara County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Niagara tallied 59 violent crimes and 698 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Niagara is lower by 51.63% than the national average.