Nelson County, ND Arrest Records

Nelson County, ND is among the safest counties in the USA with 1.01 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Ward, Burleigh, Williams, Cass, McLean counties in North Dakota.
Nelson County, ND property crime rate is 15.88 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 36 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 100.00% compared to 2015.

Nelson County, ND Crime Rate

Total arrests in Nelson County in 2016 increased by 51.52% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 3 to 3 while non-violent crime increased by 56.67% from 30 to 47.

5 Crimes In Nelson County, ND in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 36
Burglary 7
Motor vehicle theft 4
Aggravated assault 2
Revised rape 1

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Nelson County decreased by 0% from 2015 and increased by 50% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 2 to 3. In 2016 violent crime rate in Nelson County was 78.4% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.101%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Nelson County increased by 56.67% from 2015 and increased by 104.35% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 23 to 47. In 2016 property crime rate in Nelson County was 44.14% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 1.588%.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Nelson County is 0.49% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 4.63 daily crimes that occur in Nelson County.
  • In Nelson County you have a 1 in 59 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Nelson, ND have increased by 51.52%.

Nelson Police Departments