The county of Multnomah had 4,134 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 206.44 per 100,000 residents. This is 72.07% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 124 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Multnomah also processed 1,527 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Clackamas and Deschutes, Multnomah is a safer place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Multnomah is larceny/theft totaling 1,034, followed by motor vehicle theft, and then burglary.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Multnomah County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Multnomah tallied 124 violent crimes and 1,527 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Multnomah is lower by 72.07% than the national average.