The city of Kinston, with a total population of 20,791, experienced 4,588 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 586.31 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 85.22% difference making Kinston higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 0 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Kinston also handled 1,219 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
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The city of Kinston experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Kinston totaled 0 violent crimes and 1,219 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Kinston experienced 2,506 violent crimes. Of those, 37 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, 21 were for revised rape, another 64 were for legacy rape, 561 were for robbery, and 2,089 were for aggravated assault.