The county of Jefferson had 797 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 733.23 per 100,000 residents. This is 0.78% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 48 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Jefferson also processed 234 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Bond and Boone, Jefferson is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Jefferson is larceny/theft totaling 115, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Jefferson County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Jefferson tallied 48 violent crimes and 234 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Jefferson is lower by 0.78% than the national average.