The county of Montgomery had 17,959 arrests during the past three years. For 2016, the arrest rate was 991.19 per 100,000 residents. This is 34.10% higher than the national average of 739.12 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 531 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Montgomery also processed 4,982 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Archer and Armstrong, Montgomery is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Montgomery is larceny/theft totaling 3,480, followed by burglary, and then motor vehicle theft.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Montgomery County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2016, Montgomery tallied 531 violent crimes and 4,982 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.12, Montgomery is higher by 34.1% than the national average.