The city of Mount Vernon, with a total population of 16,553, experienced 2,249 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 388.45 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 22.72% difference making Mount Vernon higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 22 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Mount Vernon also handled 621 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
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The city of Mount Vernon experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Mount Vernon totaled 22 violent crimes and 621 non-violent crimes.
During 2013-2017, Mount Vernon experienced 53 violent crimes. Of those, 1 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 12 were for legacy rape, 8 were for robbery, and 32 were for aggravated assault.