The county of Jackson had 542 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 882.64 per 100,000 residents. This is 19.43% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 24 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Jackson also processed 128 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Benton and Craighead, Jackson is a more dangerous place to live.
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The most popular crime committed in Jackson is larceny/theft totaling 74, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Jackson County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Jackson tallied 24 violent crimes and 128 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Jackson is higher by 19.43% than the national average.
The majority of arrests made in Jackson are between the ages of 21-30. The age group committing the fewest number of crimes is between the ages of 61-70.