The county of Lincoln had 690 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 514.05 per 100,000 residents. This is 30.44% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 24 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Lincoln also processed 256 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Minnehaha and Pennington, Lincoln is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Lincoln is larceny/theft totaling 187, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Lincoln County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Lincoln tallied 24 violent crimes and 256 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Lincoln is lower by 30.44% than the national average.