The county of Lake had 42 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 357.14 per 100,000 residents. This is 51.67% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 4 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Lake also processed 23 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Rutherford and Shelby, Lake is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Lake is larceny/theft totaling 20, followed by aggravated assault, and then motor vehicle theft.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Lake County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Lake tallied 4 violent crimes and 23 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Lake is lower by 51.67% than the national average.
The majority of arrests made in Lake are between the ages of 31-40. The age group committing the fewest number of crimes is between the ages of 10-20.