Butler County, MO Arrest Records

Butler County, MO is among the safest counties in the USA with 2.01 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Jefferson, Scott, Lincoln, Boone, Jasper counties in Missouri.
Butler County, MO property crime rate is 11.63 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 338 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 18.18% compared to 2015.

Butler County, MO Crime Rate

Total arrests in Butler County in 2016 increased by 7.96% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 99 to 86 while non-violent crime increased by 12.7% from 441 to 497.

5 Crimes In Butler County, MO in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 338
Burglary 110
Aggravated assault 77
Motor vehicle theft 49
Robbery 6

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Butler County decreased by 13.13% from 2015 and increased by 11.69% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 77 to 86. In 2016 violent crime rate in Butler County was 57.12% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.201%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Butler County increased by 12.7% from 2015 and decreased by 24.7% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 660 to 497. In 2016 property crime rate in Butler County was 59.09% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 1.163%.

How Butler stands up against other counties

Butler vs. Pettis

You’ll be in more risk in Butler compared to Pettis county that had 61.27% lower crime rate compared to Butler county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 1.8016 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.6396 in Pettis county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 1.1465 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.3317 in Pettis county.

Names with the most arrests in Butler

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Butler, Missouri, the most crimes, that's 32.61% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30. Felonies are committed more by men.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Butler County is 0.59% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 3.74 daily crimes that occur in Butler County.
  • Butler, MO is more violent than Pettis.
  • In Butler County you have a 1 in 73 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Butler, MO have increased by 7.96%.

Names in Butler County