The county of Merrick had 109 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 191.62 per 100,000 residents. This is 74.07% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 2 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Merrick also processed 13 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Boone and Chase, Merrick is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Merrick is larceny/theft totaling 8, followed by motor vehicle theft, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Merrick County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Merrick tallied 2 violent crimes and 13 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Merrick is lower by 74.07% than the national average.