Washington amassed 1,143 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Washington’s arrest rate was 872.31 per 100,000 residents. The county of Washington is 18.04% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 23 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Washington also experienced 389 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Desoto and Harrison, Washington is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Washington, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 236 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Washington, is burglary, and the third most common is motor vehicle theft.
In Washington, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Washington has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Washington experienced 23 violent crimes and 389 non-violent crimes. When comparing Washington to the national average of 739.02, Washington is higher by 18.04% than the national average.