The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in West Des Moines, IA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in West Des Moines, IA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall West Des Moines, IA crime rates are 2% higher than in comparison to the Iowa mean and are 17% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, West Des Moines, IA has a rate that is 31% lower than the Iowa average; compared to the United States, it is 47% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, West Des Moines, IA is 7% higher than its state's mean, and 12% lower than the country's average.