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Total crime 90%
Violent crime 80%
Property crime 92%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePlatte/100k peopleSouth Dakota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3n/a (estimate)2382,4582,346
Murder0n/a0.04.56.5
Rape1n/a79.367.138.4
Robbery0n/a0.030.773.9
Assault0n/a0.0399.1279.7
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)79501388
Burglary1n/a79.3340.1314.2
Theft0n/a0.01,357.31,398.0
Vehicle theft1n/a79.3259.3246.0
Property crime2n/a (estimate)1591,9571,958

Key findings

  • Platte crime rates are 90% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Platte are 80% lower than the national average
  • In Platte you have a 1 in 421 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Platte is safer than 89% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Platte has decreased by 50%

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      Daily Crime In Platte (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Platte

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Platte is 1 in 1262
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Platte is 1 in 631
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Platte is 1 in 421

      Year Over Year Crime In Platte (per 100,000 people)

      Platte police department

      ItemPlatteSouth DakotaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1995558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents0.82.23.3
      There are a total of 1 Platte police officers. This results in 0.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 64.3% less than the South Dakota average and 75.5% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in South Dakota

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      South Dakotan/an/an/a

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Geddes, SD2206342,4783,113
      Platte, SD1,53179159238

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Del Rey, CA1,5312481,2011,449
      Cuba, NY1,531199773973
      Dresden, OH1,5311488861,034
      Albion, PA1,531187788975
      Home, WA1,5311049661,070
      Platte, SD1,53179159238
      Source: The Platte, SD crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.