Boise, ID Arrest Records

Boise, ID is among the safest cities in the USA with 2.98 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 45th safest city in Idaho among the 61 cities.
Boise, ID property crime has lower rate than the national average of 28.42, with 23.26 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 4,066 larceny theft related arrests that increased by 0.54% compared to 2015.

Boise Crime Rate

Total arrests in Boise 2016 increased by 2.39% compared to 2015 and has lower crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes decreased from 676 to 657 while non-violent crime increased by 3.09% from 4,980 to 5,134.

5 Crimes In Boise, ID in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 4,066
Burglary 732
Aggravated assault 457
Motor vehicle theft 336
Legacy rape 143

Other Cities in Idaho with the Most Arrests

Among the 61 cities in state the most dangerous is Boise with 657 violent crimes that’s 24.55% of total of 2,676. Ponderay has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 26 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Ponderay 128.30
Cascade 53.13
Garden City 43.20
Lewiston 42.12
Osburn 37.92

Safest Cities in Idaho

Are you planning a move to Idaho? Here are the safest cities in Idaho with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Boise is 1 out of 371 up by 0.05% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Rexburg and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in Cottonwood.

City Arrests
Cottonwood 3.24
Sun Valley 3.51
Pinehurst 4.45
Rexburg 7.04
Hailey 7.71

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Boise decreased by 2.81% from 2015 and increased by 28.82% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 510 to 657. In 2016 violent crime rate in Boise was 36.58% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.298%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Boise increased by 3.09% from 2015 and decreased by 3.64% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 5,328 to 5,134. In 2016 property crime rate in Boise was 18.18% lower than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 2.326%.

How Boise stands up against other cities

Boise vs. Meridian

You’ll be in more risk in Boise compared to Meridian that had 36.73% lower crime rate compared to Boise according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0272 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Meridian city.
Larceny rates of 18.4191 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 12.3894 in Meridian.

Boise vs. Nampa

You’ll be in more safety in Boise compared to Nampa that had 23.91% higher crime rate compared to Boise according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 2.0702 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and lower than average 2.3820 in Nampa city.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 1.5221 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 2.8628 in Nampa.

Names with the most arrests in Boise

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 37.99% are people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Boise is 0.21% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 7.19 daily crimes that occur in Boise.
  • Boise is more violent than Meridian.
  • In Boise you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Boise have increased by 2.39%.