Adams County had 681 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 857.68 per 100.000 population which is by 16.06% higher than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 15 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Asotin and county Benton it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Adams is larceny/theft - 72 arrests followed by burglary - 50 and motor vehicle theft - 28 arrests.
Violent crime in Adams County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has decreased along with 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 22.53% lower.