The city of Morristown, with a total population of 29,774, experienced 5,026 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 540.40 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 70.72% difference making Morristown higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 222 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Morristown also handled 1,387 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
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The city of Morristown experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Morristown totaled 222 violent crimes and 1,387 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Morristown experienced 2,149 violent crimes. Of those, 8 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 148 were for legacy rape, 362 were for robbery, and 1,631 were for aggravated assault.