Scotland County, MO Arrest Records

Scotland County, MO is among the safest counties in the USA with 1.22 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Jefferson, Scott, Stone, Callaway, Washington counties in Missouri.
Scotland County, MO property crime rate is 4.87 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 12 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 7.69% compared to 2015.

Scotland County, MO Crime Rate

Total arrests in Scotland County in 2016 increased by 36.36% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 2 to 6 while non-violent crime increased by 20% from 20 to 24.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 12
Burglary 8
Aggravated assault 4
Motor vehicle theft 4
Revised rape 2

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Scotland County increased by 200% from 2015. In 2016 violent crime rate in Scotland County was 74.08% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.122%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Scotland County increased by 20% from 2015. In 2016 property crime rate in Scotland County was 82.88% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.487%.

How Scotland stands up against other counties

Scotland vs. Atchison

You’ll be in more risk in Scotland compared to Atchison county that had 72.05% lower crime rate compared to Scotland county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.4055 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Atchison county.
Arson rates of 0.2028 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Atchison county.

Names with the most arrests in Scotland

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Scotland, Missouri, the most crimes, that's 34.11% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Scotland County is 0.82% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 1.67 daily crimes that occur in Scotland County.
  • In Scotland County you have a 1 in 164 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Scotland, MO have increased by 36.36%.

Names in Scotland County