The county of Montgomery had 1,192 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 700.14 per 100,000 residents. This is 5.26% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 16 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Montgomery also processed 329 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Albany and Broome, Montgomery is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Montgomery is larceny/theft totaling 292, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Montgomery County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Montgomery tallied 16 violent crimes and 329 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Montgomery is lower by 5.26% than the national average.