Ontario amassed 2,660 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Ontario’s arrest rate was 721.13 per 100,000 residents. The county of Ontario is 2.42% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 37 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Ontario also experienced 755 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Albany and Broome, Ontario is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Ontario, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 623 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Ontario, is burglary, and the third most common is aggravated assault.
In Ontario, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Ontario has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Ontario experienced 37 violent crimes and 755 non-violent crimes. When comparing Ontario to the national average of 739.02, Ontario is lower by 2.42% than the national average.