Browse North Dakota Police Arrest Records Directory

North Dakota keeps all criminal records online with easy access for the public to search and view them. If you have committed a crime in North Dakota, you cannot hide. In fact, you can check someone’s criminal history out right now on policearrests.com with a free search.

North Dakota Arrest Records and Warrants

North Dakota is very open and detailed with their criminal histories, and you can quickly see if anyone has broken the law, been arrested or imprisoned and if there are any outstanding warrants on them.

Performing a Background Check in North Dakota

You hear it on the news all the time; someone is surprised to find out later that a person they knew had a criminal history. By running a quick, easy background check, they could have known in advance and avoided the hassle and heartache. You have to be super careful when hiring someone to care for your kids, renting your valued property or just hiring them for a job at your business. A background check can be a lifesaver to help find out in advance if anyone has been breaking the law in North Dakota.

Criminal Records Search

You can view explicit details about each crime a person has committed in North Dakota with just a quick name search. The information you will see includes every hearing and trial, arrests and charges, pleas, fines, bail and bonds along with sentencing. You can even see what judge prevailed over their case and set their punishment.

Prison and Inmate Records in North Dakota

Each county in North Dakota maintains and keeps all jail and prison inmate records online. They vary in content by county but generally you will see the offender’s name, arrest date, mug shot, age, gender and physical description along with their crime committed, sentence and when they will be released.

North Dakota Crime Rate

Total reported incidents in North Dakota in 2016 increased by 12.69% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 3,311.69 per 100,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 1,302 to 1,393 while non-violent crime increased by 13.3% from 12,075 to 13,681.

5 Crimes In North Dakota 2016 with most arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 10,003
Burglary 2,307
Motor vehicle theft 1,371
Aggravated assault 959
Legacy rape 253

Counties in North Dakota with the Highest Crime Rate

Among the 37 counties the most dangerous is the Ward county with 30 violent crimes that’s 2.15% of the total of 1,393. Eddy County has the highest number of records per 100,000 residents that is above the state average of 278 and lower than national average of 469.

County Arrests
Ward 30
McKenzie 25
Burleigh 20
Williams 18
Cass 17

Safest Cities in North Dakota

Are you planning a move to North Dakota? Here are the safest cities in North Dakota with the lowest crime rates. You chance of being a victim of a violent crime in North Dakota is 1 out of 360 up by 0.03% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Stanley and safest city to encounter a property crime is Napoleon.

City Crime Rate
Napoleon 3
Stanley 4
Ray 5
Ellendale 5
Surrey 6

Violent Crimes

Violent Crimes rates in ND increased by 6.99% from 2015 and increased by 25.16% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 1,113 to 1,393. In 2016 violent crimes in ND was 40.73% lower than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of violent crimes in North Dakota is 0.278%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in North Dakota increased by 13.3% from 2015 and increased by 39.19% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 9,829 to 13,681. In 2016 property crimes in ND was 3.9% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a property crime is 2.732%.

How North Dakota stands up against other states

North Dakota vs. Alaska

You’ll be safer in North Dakota compared to Alaska. Alaska had an 79.36% higher crime rate than North Dakota. District of Columbia scored the highest with a 92.05% higher crime rate according to the FBI. Robbery rates of 34 per 100,000 people is lower than national of 136 per 100,000 people and lower than average 172 in Alaska. Burglary rates of 461 per 100,000 people is lower than national of 502 per 100,000 people and lower than average 610 in Alaska.

North Dakota vs. District of Columbia

You’ll be safer in North Dakota compared to District of Columbia. District of Columbia had an 92.05% higher crime rate than North Dakota. South Dakota scored the highest with a 10.29% higher crime rate according to the FBI. Murder rates of 2 per 100,000 people is lower than national of 6 per 100,000 people and lower than average 20 in District of Columbia. Arson rates of 12 per 100,000 people is lower than national of 15 per 100,000 people and higher than average 0 in District of Columbia.

Names with the most arrests in North Dakota

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

The most crimes, that's 41.31% of all records in state are committed by the people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in North Dakota is 0.89% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.25 daily crimes that occur in North Dakota.
  • North Dakota is safer than Alaska.
  • In North Dakota you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in North Dakota have increased by 12.69%.