Clark County had 8,836 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 503.62 per 100.000 population which is by 31.85% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 331 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Benton and county Cowlitz it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Clark is larceny/theft - 1,073 arrests followed by motor vehicle theft - 527 and burglary - 421 arrests.
Violent crime in Clark County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has increased but not 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 29.58% lower.