Union amassed 650 arrests over the past three years. During 2012, Union’s arrest rate was 759.98 per 100,000 residents. The county of Union is 16.65% lower than the national average of 911.80 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 5 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Union also experienced 203 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Harrison and Hinds, Union is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Union, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 112 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Union, is burglary, and the third most common is motor vehicle theft.
In Union, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Union has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2012, Union experienced 5 violent crimes and 203 non-violent crimes. When comparing Union to the national average of 911.80, Union is lower by 16.65% than the national average.