The county of Johnson had 727 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 970.36 per 100,000 residents. This is 31.30% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 37 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Johnson also processed 217 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Benton and Craighead, Johnson is a more dangerous place to live.
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The most popular crime committed in Johnson is larceny/theft totaling 134, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Johnson County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Johnson tallied 37 violent crimes and 217 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Johnson is higher by 31.3% than the national average.
The majority of arrests made in Johnson are between the ages of 21-30. The age group committing the fewest number of crimes is between the ages of 71-80.