The county of Monroe had 9,827 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 403.22 per 100,000 residents. This is 45.44% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 229 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Monroe also processed 2,786 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Albany and Broome, Monroe is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Monroe is larceny/theft totaling 2,372, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Monroe County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Monroe tallied 229 violent crimes and 2,786 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Monroe is lower by 45.44% than the national average.