The county of Monroe had 2,500 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 497.61 per 100,000 residents. This is 32.67% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 42 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Monroe also processed 682 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Allen and Delaware, Monroe is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Monroe is larceny/theft totaling 529, followed by burglary, and then motor vehicle theft.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Monroe County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Monroe tallied 42 violent crimes and 682 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Monroe is lower by 32.67% than the national average.