Douglas County, NE Arrest Records

Douglas County, NE is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.29 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Sarpy, Hall, Gage, Cass, Dodge counties in Nebraska.
Douglas County, NE property crime rate is 1.19 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 402 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 9.66% compared to 2015.

Douglas County, NE Crime Rate

Total arrests in Douglas County in 2016 increased by 0.74% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 121 to 159 while non-violent crime decreased by 4.6% from 695 to 663.

5 Crimes In Douglas County, NE in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 402
Burglary 193
Aggravated assault 136
Motor vehicle theft 68
Revised rape 12

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Douglas County increased by 31.4% from 2015 and increased by 29.27% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 123 to 159. In 2016 violent crime rate in Douglas County was 93.9% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.029%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Douglas County decreased by 4.6% from 2015 and decreased by 43.57% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 1,175 to 663. In 2016 property crime rate in Douglas County was 95.8% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.119%.

How Douglas stands up against other counties

Douglas vs. Lancaster

You’ll be in more risk in Douglas compared to Lancaster county that had 51.59% lower crime rate compared to Douglas county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.2450 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0484 in Lancaster county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.1225 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0388 in Lancaster county.

Douglas vs. Sarpy

You’ll be in more safety in Douglas compared to Sarpy county that had 231.13% higher crime rate compared to Douglas county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0036 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Sarpy county.
Larceny rates of 0.7243 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and lower than average 3.6252 in Sarpy county.

Names with the most arrests in Douglas

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Douglas, Nebraska, the most crimes, that's 26.7% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 61-70.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Douglas County is 0.96% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 0.41 daily crimes that occur in Douglas County.
  • Douglas, NE is more violent than Lancaster.
  • In Douglas County you have a 1 in 675 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Douglas, NE have increased by 0.74%.

Names in Douglas County