Oakland, ME Arrest Records

Oakland, ME is among the safest cities in the USA with 0.16 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 34th safest city in Maine among the 102 cities.
Oakland, ME property crime has lower rate than the national average of 28.42, with 11.28 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 55 larceny theft related arrests that increased by 1.85% compared to 2015.

Oakland Crime Rate

Total arrests in Oakland 2016 decreased by 13.58% compared to 2015 and has lower crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes decreased from 8 to 1 while non-violent crime decreased by 5.48% from 73 to 69.

5 Crimes In Oakland, ME in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 55
Burglary 10
Motor vehicle theft 4
Legacy rape 1
Murder 0

Other Cities in Maine with the Most Arrests

Among the 102 cities in state the most dangerous is Portland with 196 violent crimes that’s 15.63% of total of 1,254. Mexico has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 22 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Mexico 68.34
Skowhegan 46.61
Bangor 43.86
Rumford 43.39
Waterville 42.82

Safest Cities in Maine

Are you planning a move to Maine? Here are the safest cities in Maine with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Oakland is 1 out of 653 down by 0.03% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Brewer and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in Cumberland.

City Arrests
Richmond 3.83
Rangeley 6.09
Fort Kent 6.35
Monmouth 6.74
North Berwick 6.85

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Oakland decreased by 87.5% from 2015 and decreased by 75% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 4 to 1. In 2016 violent crime rate in Oakland was 96.52% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.016%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Oakland decreased by 5.48% from 2015 and decreased by 57.41% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 162 to 69. In 2016 property crime rate in Oakland was 60.33% lower than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 1.128%.

How Oakland stands up against other cities

Oakland vs. Winthrop

You’ll be in more risk in Oakland compared to Winthrop that had 3.5% lower crime rate compared to Oakland 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 Winthrop city.
Larceny rates of 8.9884 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 7.3030 in Winthrop.

Oakland vs. Eliot

You’ll be in more risk in Oakland compared to Eliot that had 28.55% lower crime rate compared to Oakland 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 Eliot city.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.6537 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.3144 in Eliot.

Names with the most arrests in Oakland

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 63.16% are people aged between 31-40.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Oakland is 0.65% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 3.13 daily crimes that occur in Oakland.
  • Oakland is more violent than Winthrop.
  • In Oakland you have a 1 in 87 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Oakland have decreased by 13.58%.