The city of Mount Vernon, with a total population of 4,551, experienced 390 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 265.88 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 16.01% difference making Mount Vernon lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 2 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Mount Vernon also handled 119 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Miller and Verona, Mount Vernon is a more dangerous place to live.
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Most of the city arrests fall into 21-30 age group - 56.3%, the least crimes have committed people between 51-60 - 18.8%.
The city of Mount Vernon experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Mount Vernon totaled 2 violent crimes and 119 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Mount Vernon experienced 143 violent crimes. Of those, 3 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 5 were for legacy rape, 11 were for robbery, and 124 were for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Lawrence county, Missouri with a total number of 11 employees - 0 female, 11 male officers and 0 civilians. Mount Vernon PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MO0550400, it belongs to the West North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.