The city of Metropolis, with a total population of 6,238, experienced 1,033 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 674.90 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 113.21% difference making Metropolis higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 42 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Metropolis also handled 379 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
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The city of Metropolis experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Metropolis totaled 42 violent crimes and 379 non-violent crimes.
During 2010-2017, Metropolis experienced 333 violent crimes. Of those, 2 were for revised rape, another 55 were for legacy rape, 32 were for robbery, and 244 were for aggravated assault.