Barnes County had 127 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 347.79 per 100.000 population which is by 52.94% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 1 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Burleigh and county Cass it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Barnes is larceny/theft - 20 arrests followed by burglary - 12 and motor vehicle theft - 5 arrests.
Violent crime in Barnes County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has increased but not the non-violent crime rate. Compared to the national average of - 100.65 per 100.000 people the overall violent crime rate for the county is by 90.91% lower.