The city of Jonesboro, with a total population of 4,731, experienced 667 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 393.15 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 24.2% difference making Jonesboro higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 22 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Jonesboro also handled 164 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Forest Park and Morrow, Jonesboro is a safer place to live.
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Most of the city arrests fall into 21-30 age group - 44.3%, the least crimes have committed people between 61-70 - 1.1%. When looking at arrest numbers - a great number of arrestees belonged to Black race, whilst the least arrests had American Indian race.
The city of Jonesboro experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Jonesboro totaled 22 violent crimes and 164 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Jonesboro experienced 310 violent crimes. Of those, 3 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, 2 were for revised rape, another 14 were for legacy rape, 88 were for robbery, and 203 were for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Clayton county, Georgia with a total number of 38 employees - 5 female, 27 male officers and 6 civilians. Jonesboro PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is GA0310400, it belongs to the South Atlantic division in the South region with a region code of Region III.