By 2005, the arrest rate per 1,000 people within Sublette County had ballooned 284.4% above the 1995 level. Since then, this number has decreased by nearly 105%, which is still well above 1995 levels. Although the county has appreciably augmented the number of deputies within the Sheriff's Department
(133.3%), arrests per officer continue to climb.
In 2007, officers on average arrested 13.6 persons, compared to only 7.9 arrests per officer in 1995, a growth rate of 71.8%.
Arrest Categories with Largest Growth
The most prodigious percentage and numerical gains in arrests made have been in the categories of:
- Other crimes (thought to be associated with outstanding warrants) - 637.5% increase
- Drug possession - 483.3% increase
- Liquor laws - 293.8% increase
- DUI - 239.9% increase
- Assaults - 230.8% increase