Union amassed 1,111 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Union’s arrest rate was 917.59 per 100,000 residents. The county of Union is 24.16% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 49 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Union also experienced 317 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Benton and Craighead, Union is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Union, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 171 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Union, is burglary, and the third most common is aggravated assault.
In Union, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Union has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Union experienced 49 violent crimes and 317 non-violent crimes. When comparing Union to the national average of 739.02, Union is higher by 24.16% than the national average.
Most crimes committed in Union are perpetrated by people between the ages of 21-30. Conversely, those committing the fewest crimes are between the ages of 71-80.