Bourbon County had 353 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 807.28 per 100.000 population which is by 9.24% higher than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 16 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Butler and county Doniphan it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Bourbon is larceny/theft - 50 arrests followed by burglary - 47 and aggravated assault - 14 arrests.
Violent crime in Bourbon County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has decreased but not the non-violent crime rate. Compared to the national average of - 100.65 per 100.000 people the overall violent crime rate for the county is by 8.76% higher.
Most of the county arrests fall into 31-40 age group whereas the least arrests are seen between people who are 10-20 years old.
This year misdemeanor crime rate breakdown in Bourbon by race is the following: 100% of crimes were committed by African Americans.