The county of Jennings had 808 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 904.24 per 100,000 residents. This is 22.36% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 22 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Jennings also processed 229 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Allen and Bartholomew, Jennings is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Jennings is burglary totaling 127, followed by larceny/theft, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Jennings County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Jennings tallied 22 violent crimes and 229 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Jennings is higher by 22.36% than the national average.