It is located in Lewis County, MO. It has a population of 2,377 inhabitants. The crime rate is - 260.83 per 10.000 people. There have been 62 arrests in 2017. The city has seen an uptick in arrest records since last year by 0.001%. The majority of crimes committed in Canton are larceny/theft crimes - 34 incarcerations, whereas the least popular crime is the arson - only 0 arrests.
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Most of the city arrests fall into 10-20 age group - 26.3%, the least crimes have committed people between 51-60 - 10.5%.
The city has seen more non-violent crimes than violent. There have been 12 felony charges and 50 non-violent crimes.
For the time period of 2007-2017, the city of Canton averaged 91 violent crimes. Of that total, another 9 was for legacy rape, and 82 was for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Lewis county, Missouri with a total number of 5 employees - 0 female, 4 male officers and 1 civilians. Canton PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MO0560100, it belongs to the West North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.