Pettis amassed 764 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Pettis’s arrest rate was 656.20 per 100,000 residents. The county of Pettis is 11.21% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 27 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Pettis also experienced 250 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Andrew and Boone, Pettis is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Pettis, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 155 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Pettis, is burglary, and the third most common is motor vehicle theft.
In Pettis, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Pettis has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Pettis experienced 27 violent crimes and 250 non-violent crimes. When comparing Pettis to the national average of 739.02, Pettis is lower by 11.21% than the national average.
Most crimes committed in Pettis are perpetrated by people between the ages of 21-30. Conversely, those committing the fewest crimes are between the ages of 61-70.