The county of Linn had 3,120 arrests during the past three years. For 2016, the arrest rate was 809.12 per 100,000 residents. This is 9.47% higher than the national average of 739.12 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 36 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Linn also processed 958 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Benton and Columbia, Linn is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Linn is larceny/theft totaling 628, followed by burglary, and then motor vehicle theft.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Linn County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2016, Linn tallied 36 violent crimes and 958 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.12, Linn is higher by 9.47% than the national average.
The majority of arrests made in Linn are between the ages of 21-30. The age group committing the fewest number of crimes is between the ages of 71-80.