The county of Minnehaha had 1,147 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 187.92 per 100,000 residents. This is 74.57% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 60 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Minnehaha also processed 292 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Brookings and Brown, Minnehaha is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Minnehaha is larceny/theft totaling 208, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Minnehaha County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Minnehaha tallied 60 violent crimes and 292 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Minnehaha is lower by 74.57% than the national average.