Day County had 101 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2003 the arrest rate was 682.30 per 100.000 population which is by 27.19% lower than the National average of 937.07 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2003 arrests 3 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Aurora and county Beadle it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Day is burglary - 20 arrests followed by larceny/theft - 15 and rape - 2 arrests.
Violent crime in Day County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has decreased but not the non-violent crime rate. Compared to the national average of - 104.20 per 100.000 people the overall violent crime rate for the county is by 49.63% lower.