Bottineau County had 225 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 987.99 per 100.000 population which is by 33.69% higher than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 3 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 Bottineau is larceny/theft - 35 arrests followed by motor vehicle theft - 16 and burglary - 11 arrests.
Violent crime in Bottineau County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has decreased along with 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 54.69% lower.