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North Dakota Criminal Records

  • North Dakota has 756,927 total people (FBI, 2015).
  • North Dakota is the 4th largest state by population.

Court System

  • The Municipal Courts have jurisdiction over traffic fines and infractions, administrative and civil offenses, and Class B misdemeanors.
  • The District Courts have original and jurisdiction over all civil, criminal, and misdemeanor cases as well as dealing with cases including juveniles.
  • The Court of Appeals only hears specific cases the Supreme Court assigns to them.
  • The Supreme Court has two major responsibilities which include judging and administrating. They hear all appeals from the District Court and Court of Appeals and they have appellate jurisdiction over cases.

Crime Statistics for North Dakota (FBI, 2015)

Crime Category Reported Cases National Rank
Violent Crime 1,812 3rd / 51 (Very Low)
Murder 21 4th / 51 (Very Low)
Rape 345 3rd / 51 (Very Low)
Robbery 148 2nd / 51 (Very Low)
Aggravated Assault 1,298 3rd / 51 (Very Low)
Property Crime 16,020 2nd / 51 (Very Low)
Burglary 2,997 4th / 51 (Very Low)
Larceny Theft 11,440 2nd / 51 (Very Low)
Motor Vehicle Theft 1,583 7th / 51 (Very Low)