Westchester amassed 22,259 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Westchester’s arrest rate was 1,620.71 per 100,000 residents. The county of Westchester is 119.31% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 1,571 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Westchester also experienced 5,700 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Albany and Broome, Westchester is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Westchester, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 4,590 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Westchester, is aggravated assault, and the third most common is burglary.
In Westchester, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Westchester has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Westchester experienced 1,571 violent crimes and 5,700 non-violent crimes. When comparing Westchester to the national average of 739.02, Westchester is higher by 119.31% than the national average.