It is located in Madison County, MS. It has a population of 12,476 inhabitants. The crime rate is - 482.53 per 10.000 people. There have been 602 arrests in 2009. The city has seen an uptick in arrest records since last year by 0.001%. The majority of crimes committed in Canton are burglary crimes - 317 incarcerations, whereas the least popular crime is the arson - only 0 arrests.
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The city has seen more non-violent crimes than violent. There have been 85 felony charges and 517 non-violent crimes.
For the time period of 2007-2009, the city of Canton averaged 232 violent crimes. Of that total, 6 was for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 34 was for legacy rape, 62 was for robbery, and 130 was for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Madison county, Mississippi with a total number of 0 employees - female, male officers and civilians. Canton PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MS0450100, it belongs to the East South Central division in the South region with a region code of Region III.