The city of Minot, with a total population of 50,118, experienced 4,557 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 250.21 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 20.96% difference making Minot lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 134 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Minot also handled 1,120 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Berthold and Burlington, Minot is a more dangerous place to live.
The city of Minot experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Minot totaled 134 violent crimes and 1,120 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Minot experienced 1,317 violent crimes. Of those, 17 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 254 were for legacy rape, 132 were for robbery, and 914 were for aggravated assault.