Washington amassed 2,297 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Washington’s arrest rate was 342.47 per 100,000 residents. The county of Washington is 53.66% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 198 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Washington also experienced 583 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Benton and Craighead, Washington is a more dangerous place to reside.
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In Washington, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 339 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Washington, is burglary, and the third most common is aggravated assault.
In Washington, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Washington has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Washington experienced 198 violent crimes and 583 non-violent crimes. When comparing Washington to the national average of 739.02, Washington is lower by 53.66% than the national average.
Most crimes committed in Washington are perpetrated by people between the ages of 31-40. Conversely, those committing the fewest crimes are between the ages of 71-80.
The majority 77.5% of felonies committed in Washington, are committed by males. The rest of them 22.5% are committed by females.
The Washington misdemeanors crime rates are committed by the following races: 91.3% of the crimes were committed by White, and the rest 8.7% were committed by African Americans.