Douglas County had 1,054 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 851.74 per 100.000 population which is by 15.25% higher than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 18 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 Douglas is larceny/theft - 216 arrests followed by burglary - 80 and motor vehicle theft - 38 arrests.
Violent crime in Douglas County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has decreased 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 56.72% lower.