The city of Jackson, with a total population of 4,858, experienced 762 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 475.50 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 50.22% difference making Jackson higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 33 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Jackson also handled 198 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
The city of Jackson experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Jackson totaled 33 violent crimes and 198 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Jackson experienced 222 violent crimes. Of those, 1 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 33 were for legacy rape, 24 were for robbery, and 164 were for aggravated assault.