Vernon amassed 1,986 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Vernon’s arrest rate was 1,154.86 per 100,000 residents. The county of Vernon is 56.27% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 58 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Vernon also experienced 526 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Bossier and Caddo, Vernon is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Vernon, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 380 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Vernon, is burglary, and the third most common is motor vehicle theft.
In Vernon, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Vernon has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Vernon experienced 58 violent crimes and 526 non-violent crimes. When comparing Vernon to the national average of 739.02, Vernon is higher by 56.27% than the national average.