The county of Luzerne had 23 arrests during the past three years. For 2010, the arrest rate was 1.56 per 100,000 residents. This is 99.84% lower than the national average of 963.54 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 1 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Luzerne also processed 4 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Allegheny and Beaver, Luzerne is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Luzerne is larceny/theft totaling 4, followed by aggravated assault, and then murder and non negligent manslaughter.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Luzerne County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2010, Luzerne tallied 1 violent crimes and 4 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 963.54, Luzerne is lower by 99.84% than the national average.