The city of Joplin, with a total population of 52,412, experienced 11,980 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 771.96 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 143.87% difference making Joplin higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 317 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Joplin also handled 3,729 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Carl Junction and Carterville, Joplin is a more dangerous place to live.
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Most of the city arrests fall into 21-30 age group - 42.9%, the least crimes have committed people between 61-70 - 1.6%.
The city of Joplin experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Joplin totaled 317 violent crimes and 3,729 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Joplin experienced 3,012 violent crimes. Of those, 21 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 401 were for legacy rape, 668 were for robbery, and 1,922 were for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Jasper county, Missouri with a total number of 10 employees - 1 female, 8 male officers and 1 civilians. Duquesne PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MO0491500, it belongs to the West North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.