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Johnston, IA Arrest Record Search

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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  • 274Number of arrests in the city for 2017
  • 125.60Crime Rate
  • 14.67Violent Crime Rate
  • 110.93Property Crime Rate

Arrest Records by Age & Race

Johnston Arrests by Gender

Johnston Arrests by Race/Ethnicity

Johnston Arrests by Age Group

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.

Violent vs. Non-Violent Crimes

The city of Johnston experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Johnston totaled 32 violent crimes and 242 non-violent crimes.

Johnston Violent Crime Types from 2007-2017

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.

Johnston City Police Department

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.

Total Crime Rate in Johnston

YearCrime Rate
2007189.48
2008158.98
2009126.16
2010124.53
2012128.26
201396.48
201492.98
2015113.41
2016116.48
2017125.60
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