Dayton, OH Arrest Records

Dayton, OH is among the most violent cities in the USA with 10.00 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 323rd safest city in Ohio among the 339 cities.
Dayton, OH property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 51.58 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 4,252 larceny theft related arrests that increased by 6.46% compared to 2015.

Dayton Crime Rate

Total arrests in Dayton 2016 increased by 2.65% compared to 2015 and has higher crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 1,325 to 1,402 while non-violent crime increased by 2.06% from 7,089 to 7,235.

5 Crimes In Dayton, OH in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 4,252
Burglary 2,269
Aggravated assault 737
Motor vehicle theft 714
Robbery 496

Other Cities in Ohio with the Most Arrests

Among the 339 cities in state the most dangerous is Cleveland with 6,299 violent crimes that’s 22.19% of total of 28,387. Holland has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 36 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Holland 173.14
Gallipolis 131.59
Chillicothe 84.87
Springfield 74.80
Middletown 72.81

Safest Cities in Ohio

Are you planning a move to Ohio? Here are the safest cities in Ohio with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Dayton is 1 out of 240 up by 0.18% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Olmsted Township and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in South Russell.

City Arrests
Barnesville 3.65
Olmsted Falls 3.73
Hudson 4.27
Rocky River 4.31
Brecksville 4.33

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Dayton increased by 5.81% from 2015 and increased by 3.47% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 1,355 to 1,402. In 2016 violent crime rate in Dayton was 113% higher than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 1%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Dayton increased by 2.06% from 2015 and decreased by 13.07% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 8,323 to 7,235. In 2016 property crime rate in Dayton was 81.48% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 5.158%.

How Dayton stands up against other cities

Dayton vs. Akron

You’ll be in more risk in Dayton compared to Akron that had 18.81% lower crime rate compared to Dayton according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 5.2545 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 2.8136 in Akron city.
Burglary rates of 16.1771 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 12.5876 in Akron.

Dayton vs. Canton

You’ll be in more risk in Dayton compared to Canton that had 1.61% lower crime rate compared to Dayton according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 5.2545 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and lower than average 5.8756 in Canton city.
Larceny rates of 30.3151 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and lower than average 34.5280 in Canton.

Names with the most arrests in Dayton

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 33.85% are people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Dayton is 0.86% higher than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 16.87 daily crimes that occur in Dayton.
  • Dayton is more violent than Akron.
  • In Dayton you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Dayton have increased by 2.65%.