The county of Morris had 246 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 587.63 per 100,000 residents. This is 20.49% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 10 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Morris also processed 64 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Austin and Bell, Morris is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Morris is larceny/theft totaling 31, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Morris County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Morris tallied 10 violent crimes and 64 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Morris is lower by 20.49% than the national average.