Ward amassed 724 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Ward’s arrest rate was 287.71 per 100,000 residents. The county of Ward is 61.07% 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 Ward also experienced 165 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Burleigh and Cass, Ward is a more dangerous place to reside.
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In Ward, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 62 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Ward, is burglary, and the third most common is motor vehicle theft.
In Ward, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Ward has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Ward experienced 37 violent crimes and 165 non-violent crimes. When comparing Ward to the national average of 739.02, Ward is lower by 61.07% than the national average.