The county of Montgomery had 146 arrests during the past three years. For 2012, the arrest rate was 874.75 per 100,000 residents. This is 4.06% lower than the national average of 911.80 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 10 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Montgomery also processed 34 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Harrison and Hinds, Montgomery is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Montgomery is larceny/theft totaling 24, followed by aggravated assault, and then burglary.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Montgomery County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2012, Montgomery tallied 10 violent crimes and 34 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 911.80, Montgomery is lower by 4.06% than the national average.