Criminal cases in Arunachal Pradesh have marginally increased in 2017 with 2,731 cases registered during the year. 2,699 cases were registered in the state during 2016. Heinous crime like murder, attempt to murder, rape, kidnapping, dacoity and robbery has slightly decreased in 2017 (363 cases) in comparison to 2016 where 366 cases were registered. There was reduction in number of rape cases in 2017 with only 63 cases reported while 92 cases were registered in 2016.
The government is opening new police stations and set to increase manpower of different ranks to check crime in the state.