Garfield County had 156 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 1,735.65 per 100.000 population which is by 134.86% higher than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 3 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 Garfield is larceny/theft - 19 arrests followed by burglary - 16 and rape - 2 arrests.
Violent crime in Garfield 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 32.65% higher.