The city of Jackson, with a total population of 168,397, experienced 26,976 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 442.35 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 39.74% difference making Jackson higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 0 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Jackson also handled 7,449 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Byram and Clinton, Jackson is a more dangerous place to live.
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The city of Jackson experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Jackson totaled 0 violent crimes and 7,449 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Jackson experienced 15,931 violent crimes. Of those, 584 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, 473 were for revised rape, another 763 were for legacy rape, 9,105 were for robbery, and 6,199 were for aggravated assault.