Lewiston, ID Arrest Records

Lewiston, ID is among the safest cities in the USA with 1.41 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 58th safest city in Idaho among the 61 cities.
Lewiston, ID property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 40.72 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 883 larceny theft related arrests that increased by 28.72% compared to 2015.

Lewiston Crime Rate

Total arrests in Lewiston 2016 increased by 19.76% compared to 2015 and has higher crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes decreased from 75 to 46 while non-violent crime increased by 23.84% from 1,074 to 1,330.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 883
Burglary 366
Motor vehicle theft 81
Aggravated assault 29
Legacy rape 14

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 Lewiston 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 Lewiston decreased by 38.67% from 2015. In 2016 violent crime rate in Lewiston was 69.99% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.141%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Lewiston increased by 23.84% from 2015. In 2016 property crime rate in Lewiston was 43.25% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 4.072%.

How Lewiston stands up against other cities

Lewiston vs. Rexburg

You’ll be in more risk in Lewiston compared to Rexburg that had 83.28% lower crime rate compared to Lewiston according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.0918 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Rexburg city.
Arson rates of 0.0612 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Rexburg.

Lewiston vs. Moscow

You’ll be in more risk in Lewiston compared to Moscow that had 52.82% lower crime rate compared to Lewiston according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.8878 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.5927 in Moscow city.
Larceny rates of 27.0320 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 15.7269 in Moscow.

Names with the most arrests in Lewiston

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 56.9% are people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lewiston is 0.27% higher than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 11.54 daily crimes that occur in Lewiston.
  • Lewiston is more violent than Rexburg.
  • In Lewiston you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Lewiston have increased by 19.76%.