South Dakota Criminal and Arrest Records

Criminal Records in South DakotaWe have free crime statistics for South Dakota, as well as the 42 counties within it. The population was 765,094 and there were 3,289 violent crimes committed. In the same year, there was also 16,680 major property crimes committed.

The most populous county in South Dakota is Lincoln County, while Corson County has the least amount of people. However, in terms of violent crimes per person, Lincoln County has the most crimes, while Bon Homme County has the least.

Besides the stats below, we’ve also included links to important public and court records resources within South Dakota. To look up specific people, try our South Dakota public records search.

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South Dakota Crime Rate Information


Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 2786 3289
Murder 20 32
Rape 883 936
Agg. Assault 2096 2546
Robbery 200 216
Property Crimes 15902 16680
Burglary 2818 2960
Larceny 12077 12532
Vehicle Thefts 1007 1188

Aggravated Assault in SD

Year Assault
2006 876
2007 910
2008 1042
2009 931
2010 1619
2011 1410
2012 1914
2013 1996
2014 2096
2015 2546

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