The county of Hancock had 324 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 502.49 per 100,000 residents. This is 32.01% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 7 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Hancock also processed 86 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Bond and Boone, Hancock is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Hancock is larceny/theft totaling 55, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Hancock County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Hancock tallied 7 violent crimes and 86 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Hancock is lower by 32.01% than the national average.