The county of Jackson had 197 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 328.95 per 100,000 residents. This is 55.49% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 2 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Jackson also processed 50 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Union and Beauregard, Jackson is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Jackson is larceny/theft totaling 33, followed by burglary, and then murder and non negligent manslaughter.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Jackson County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Jackson tallied 2 violent crimes and 50 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Jackson is lower by 55.49% than the national average.