The county of Morgan had 1,294 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 358.79 per 100,000 residents. This is 51.45% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 143 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Morgan also processed 284 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Bibb and Calhoun, Morgan is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Morgan is burglary totaling 157, followed by aggravated assault, and then larceny/theft.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Morgan County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Morgan tallied 143 violent crimes and 284 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Morgan is lower by 51.45% than the national average.
The majority of arrests made in Morgan are between the ages of 31-40. The age group committing the fewest number of crimes is between the ages of 71-80.