Preston, ID Arrest Records

Preston, ID is among the safest cities in the USA with 0.77 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 22nd safest city in Idaho among the 61 cities.
Preston, ID property crime has lower rate than the national average of 28.42, with 14.77 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 46 larceny theft related arrests that increased by 53.33% compared to 2015.

Preston Crime Rate

Total arrests in Preston 2016 increased by 50% compared to 2015 and has lower crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 3 to 4 while non-violent crime increased by 50.98% from 51 to 77.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 46
Burglary 29
Aggravated assault 3
Motor vehicle theft 2
Legacy rape 1

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 Preston 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 Preston increased by 33.33% from 2015 and decreased by 0% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 4 to 4. In 2016 violent crime rate in Preston was 83.65% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.077%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Preston increased by 50.98% from 2015 and decreased by 0% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 77 to 77. In 2016 property crime rate in Preston was 48.04% lower than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 1.477%.

How Preston stands up against other cities

Preston vs. Fruitland

You’ll be in more risk in Preston compared to Fruitland that had 32.77% lower crime rate compared to Preston according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and the same as average 0.0000 in Fruitland city.
Arson rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and the same as average 0.0000 in Fruitland.

Preston vs. Weiser

You’ll be in more risk in Preston compared to Weiser that had 7.36% lower crime rate compared to Preston according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and the same as average 0.0000 in Weiser city.
Burglary rates of 5.5619 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 2.8404 in Weiser.

Names with the most arrests in Preston

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 75% are people aged between 31-40.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Preston is 0.53% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 4.26 daily crimes that occur in Preston.
  • Preston is more violent than Fruitland.
  • In Preston you have a 1 in 64 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Preston have increased by 50%.