The city of Jonesboro, with a total population of 76,188, experienced 10,616 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 462.54 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 46.12% difference making Jonesboro higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 400 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Jonesboro also handled 3,124 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Bay and Bono, Jonesboro is a more dangerous place to live.
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The city of Jonesboro experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Jonesboro totaled 400 violent crimes and 3,124 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Jonesboro experienced 3,702 violent crimes. Of those, 51 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 412 were for legacy rape, 779 were for robbery, and 2,460 were for aggravated assault.