Clackamas County had 16,504 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 1,372.59 per 100.000 population which is by 85.73% higher than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 401 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Benton and county Deschutes it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Clackamas is larceny/theft - 3,792 arrests followed by burglary - 725 and motor vehicle theft - 683 arrests.
Violent crime in Clackamas County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has increased 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 2.36% lower.
Most of the county arrests fall into 21-30 age group whereas the least arrests are seen between people who are 41-50 years old.