Butte County had 230 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 656.54 per 100.000 population which is by 11.16% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 7 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Lincoln and county Meade it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Butte is larceny/theft - 50 arrests followed by burglary - 10 and aggravated assault - 6 arrests.
Violent crime in Butte County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has increased but not 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 31.85% lower.