The city of Johnston, with a total population of 21,816, experienced 766 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 125.60 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 60.32% difference making Johnston lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 32 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Johnston also handled 242 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Altoona and Ankeny, Johnston is a safer place to live.
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Most of the city arrests fall into 21-30 age group - 37.8%, the least crimes have committed people between 71-80 - 0.6%. When looking at arrest numbers - a great number of arrestees belonged to White race, whilst the least arrests had Hispanic race.
The city of Johnston experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Johnston totaled 32 violent crimes and 242 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Johnston experienced 182 violent crimes. Of those, 1 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 35 were for legacy rape, 25 were for robbery, and 121 were for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Polk county, Iowa with a total number of 29 employees - 2 female, 25 male officers and 2 civilians. Johnston PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is IA0770700, it belongs to the West North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.