Oswego amassed 1,111 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Oswego’s arrest rate was 291.63 per 100,000 residents. The county of Oswego is 60.54% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 51 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Oswego also experienced 296 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Albany and Broome, Oswego is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Oswego, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 212 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Oswego, is burglary, and the third most common is aggravated assault.
In Oswego, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Oswego has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Oswego experienced 51 violent crimes and 296 non-violent crimes. When comparing Oswego to the national average of 739.02, Oswego is lower by 60.54% than the national average.