Brule County had 254 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 2,707.28 per 100.000 population which is by 266.33% higher than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 10 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Custer and county Lincoln it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Brule is larceny/theft - 47 arrests followed by aggravated assault - 9 and burglary - 7 arrests.
Violent crime in Brule 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 - 100.65 per 100.000 people the overall violent crime rate for the county is by 320.29% higher.