Clatsop County had 711 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2016 the arrest rate was 585.01 per 100.000 population which is by 20.85% lower than the National average of 739.12 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2016 arrests 12 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Benton and county Columbia it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Clatsop is larceny/theft - 125 arrests followed by burglary - 64 and motor vehicle theft - 25 arrests.
Violent crime in Clatsop 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 - 99.56 per 100.000 people the overall violent crime rate for the county is by 68.8% lower.
Most of the county arrests fall into 41-50 age group whereas the least arrests are seen between people who are 31-40 years old.