Douglas County, CO Arrest Records

Douglas County, CO is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.99 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Arapahoe, Jefferson, Larimer, Weld, Boulder counties in Colorado.
Douglas County, CO property crime rate is 5.90 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 1,366 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 12.06% compared to 2015.

Douglas County, CO Crime Rate

Total arrests in Douglas County in 2016 increased by 24.93% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 164 to 326 while non-violent crime increased by 17.59% from 1,649 to 1,939.

5 Crimes In Douglas County, CO in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 1,366
Burglary 380
Motor vehicle theft 193
Aggravated assault 184
Revised rape 133

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Douglas County increased by 98.78% from 2015 and increased by 4.49% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 312 to 326. In 2016 violent crime rate in Douglas County was 78.86% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.099%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Douglas County increased by 17.59% from 2015 and increased by 7.01% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 1,812 to 1,939. In 2016 property crime rate in Douglas County was 79.24% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.59%.

How Douglas stands up against other counties

Douglas vs. Boulder

You’ll be in more risk in Douglas compared to Boulder county that had 69.88% lower crime rate compared to Douglas county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0061 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0031 in Boulder county.
Larceny rates of 4.1566 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.2041 in Boulder county.

Douglas vs. Larimer

You’ll be in more risk in Douglas compared to Larimer county that had 53.02% lower crime rate compared to Douglas county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.4047 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0765 in Larimer county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.5873 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.2853 in Larimer county.

Names with the most arrests in Douglas

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Douglas, Colorado, the most crimes, that's 33.87% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30. Felonies are committed more by men. Misdemeanor records are popular among white population of the county.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Douglas County is 0.79% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 1.89 daily crimes that occur in Douglas County.
  • Douglas, CO is more violent than Boulder.
  • In Douglas County you have a 1 in 145 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Douglas, CO have increased by 24.93%.

Names in Douglas County