St Joseph amassed 23,858 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, St Joseph’s arrest rate was 4,162.52 per 100,000 residents. The county of St Joseph is 463.25% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 1,169 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of St Joseph also experienced 5,100 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Allen and Bartholomew, St Joseph is a more dangerous place to reside.
In St Joseph, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 3,440 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in St Joseph, is burglary, and the third most common is aggravated assault.
In St Joseph, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of St Joseph has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, St Joseph experienced 1,169 violent crimes and 5,100 non-violent crimes. When comparing St Joseph to the national average of 739.02, St Joseph is higher by 463.25% than the national average.