Custer County, SD Arrest Records

Custer County, SD is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.47 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Pennington, Minnehaha, Meade, Yankton, Lincoln counties in South Dakota.
Custer County, SD property crime rate is 4.89 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 30 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 37.50% compared to 2015.

Custer County, SD Crime Rate

Total arrests in Custer County in 2016 decreased by 29.23% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 4 to 4 while non-violent crime decreased by 31.15% from 61 to 42.

5 Crimes In Custer County, SD in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 30
Burglary 8
Motor vehicle theft 4
Aggravated assault 3
Revised rape 1

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Custer County decreased by 0% from 2015 and decreased by 0% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 4 to 4. In 2016 violent crime rate in Custer County was 90.08% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.047%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Custer County decreased by 31.15% from 2015 and increased by 35.48% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 31 to 42. In 2016 property crime rate in Custer County was 82.81% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.489%.

How Custer stands up against other counties

Custer vs. Turner

You’ll be in more safety in Custer compared to Turner county that had 37.06% higher crime rate compared to Custer county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.1163 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.1202 in Turner county.
Larceny rates of 3.4900 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and lower than average 3.7273 in Turner county.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Custer County is 0.84% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 1.47 daily crimes that occur in Custer County.
  • Custer, SD is safer than Turner.
  • In Custer County you have a 1 in 187 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Custer, SD have decreased by 29.23%.

Custer Police Departments