The county of Jerome had 418 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 608.85 per 100,000 residents. This is 17.61% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 28 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Jerome also processed 112 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Ada and Bannock, Jerome is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Jerome is larceny/theft totaling 60, followed by burglary, and then motor vehicle theft.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Jerome County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Jerome tallied 28 violent crimes and 112 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Jerome is lower by 17.61% than the national average.