Benton County had 595 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 196.90 per 100.000 population which is by 73.36% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 21 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Clackamas and county Deschutes it’s a safer place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Benton is larceny/theft - 106 arrests followed by burglary - 39 and motor vehicle theft - 10 arrests.
Violent crime in Benton 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 76.66% lower.