Darke County had 1,126 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2014 the arrest rate was 547.67 per 100.000 population which is by 29.26% lower than the National average of 774.16 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2014 arrests 15 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Delaware and county Greene it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Darke is larceny/theft - 158 arrests followed by burglary - 100 and motor vehicle theft - 13 arrests.
Violent crime in Darke 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 - 93.99 per 100.000 people the overall violent crime rate for the county is by 69.44% lower.
Most of the county arrests fall into 21-30 age group whereas the least arrests are seen between people who are 71-80 years old.