The county of Jackson had 1,145 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 831.57 per 100,000 residents. This is 12.52% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 17 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Jackson also processed 349 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Allen and Bartholomew, Jackson is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Jackson is larceny/theft totaling 227, followed by burglary, and then motor vehicle theft.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Jackson County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Jackson tallied 17 violent crimes and 349 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Jackson is higher by 12.52% than the national average.