The county of Montgomery had 333 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 1,069.94 per 100,000 residents. This is 44.78% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 10 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Montgomery also processed 85 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Benton and Craighead, Montgomery is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Montgomery is larceny/theft totaling 42, followed by burglary, and then motor vehicle theft.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Montgomery County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Montgomery tallied 10 violent crimes and 85 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Montgomery is higher by 44.78% than the national average.
The majority of arrests made in Montgomery are between the ages of 21-30. The age group committing the fewest number of crimes is between the ages of 10-20.