The city of Murphysboro, with a total population of 7,637, experienced 1,151 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 391.52 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 23.68% difference making Murphysboro higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 47 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Murphysboro also handled 252 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Carbondale and De Soto, Murphysboro is a more dangerous place to live.
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The city of Murphysboro experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Murphysboro totaled 47 violent crimes and 252 non-violent crimes.
During 2011-2017, Murphysboro experienced 228 violent crimes. Of those, 1 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 21 were for legacy rape, 37 were for robbery, and 169 were for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Jackson county, Illinois with a total number of 0 employees - female, male officers and civilians. Murphysboro PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is IL0390200, it belongs to the East North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.