The county of Jersey had 378 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 572.08 per 100,000 residents. This is 22.59% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 14 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Jersey also processed 112 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Bond and Boone, Jersey is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Jersey is larceny/theft totaling 65, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Jersey County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Jersey tallied 14 violent crimes and 112 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Jersey is lower by 22.59% than the national average.