The county of Macoupin had 500 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 416.05 per 100,000 residents. This is 43.7% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 11 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Macoupin also processed 180 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Bond and Boone, Macoupin is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Macoupin is larceny/theft totaling 124, followed by burglary, and then motor vehicle theft.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Macoupin County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Macoupin tallied 11 violent crimes and 180 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Macoupin is lower by 43.7% than the national average.