Douglas County, SD Arrest Records

Douglas County, SD is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.68 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Pennington, Minnehaha, Meade, Yankton, Lincoln counties in South Dakota.
Douglas County, SD property crime rate is 1.36 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 2 burglary related arrests in 2016 that increased by 100.00% compared to 2015.

Douglas County, SD Crime Rate

Total arrests in Douglas County in 2016 increased by 20% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 2 to 2 while non-violent crime increased by 33.33% from 3 to 4.

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

Crime Arrests
Aggravated assault 2
Burglary 2
Larceny-theft 1
Motor vehicle theft 1
Murder 0

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Douglas County decreased by 0% from 2015. In 2016 violent crime rate in Douglas County was 85.46% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.068%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Douglas County increased by 33.33% from 2015. In 2016 property crime rate in Douglas County was 95.2% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.136%.

How Douglas stands up against other counties

Douglas vs. Stanley

You’ll be in more safety in Douglas compared to Stanley county that had 144.9% higher crime rate compared to Douglas county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.3341 in Stanley county.
Burglary rates of 0.6821 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and lower than average 2.0047 in Stanley county.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Douglas County is 0.94% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 0.56 daily crimes that occur in Douglas County.
  • Douglas, SD is safer than Stanley.
  • In Douglas County you have a 1 in 489 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Douglas, SD have increased by 20%.

Douglas Police Departments