The county of Klamath had 2,708 arrests during the past three years. For 2015, the arrest rate was 1,383.75 per 100,000 residents. This is 87.56% higher than the national average of 737.78 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 70 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Klamath also processed 842 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Benton and Deschutes, Klamath is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Klamath is larceny/theft totaling 493, followed by burglary, and then motor vehicle theft.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Klamath County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2015, Klamath tallied 70 violent crimes and 842 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 737.78, Klamath is higher by 87.56% than the national average.