Jefferson County, MO Arrest Records

Jefferson County, MO is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.87 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Scott, Lincoln, Boone, Jasper, Ray counties in Missouri.
Jefferson County, MO property crime rate is 10.19 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 1,565 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 1.16% compared to 2015.

Jefferson County, MO Crime Rate

Total arrests in Jefferson County in 2016 decreased by 6.63% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 555 to 196 while non-violent crime increased by 8.71% from 2,101 to 2,284.

5 Crimes In Jefferson County, MO in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 1,565
Burglary 449
Motor vehicle theft 270
Aggravated assault 165
Robbery 15

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Jefferson County decreased by 64.68% from 2015 and decreased by 48.96% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 384 to 196. In 2016 violent crime rate in Jefferson County was 81.37% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.087%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Jefferson County increased by 8.71% from 2015 and decreased by 8.35% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 2,492 to 2,284. In 2016 property crime rate in Jefferson County was 64.16% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 1.019%.

How Jefferson stands up against other counties

Jefferson vs. Clay

You’ll be in more risk in Jefferson compared to Clay county that had 89.18% lower crime rate compared to Jefferson county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.0624 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0042 in Clay county.
Arson rates of 0.0669 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0125 in Clay county.

Jefferson vs. Boone

You’ll be in more risk in Jefferson compared to Boone county that had 62.83% lower crime rate compared to Jefferson county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.0669 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0623 in Boone county.
Burglary rates of 2.0024 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.7362 in Boone county.

Names with the most arrests in Jefferson

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Jefferson, Missouri, the most crimes, that's 37.35% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Jefferson County is 0.67% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 3.03 daily crimes that occur in Jefferson County.
  • Jefferson, MO is more violent than Clay.
  • In Jefferson County you have a 1 in 90 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Jefferson, MO have decreased by 6.63%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Jefferson, MO

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  • Arrest Date: 02-08-2020 05:50:00
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  • Summary: Police in the area of Jefferson, Missouri arrested Joseph E Konakci on February 08, 2020. Konakci is 19 years old. He was charged with PATROL CHARGES- TAMPERING 1ST AND DRIVING WHILE SUSPENDED.  All criminal suspects including Joseph E Konakci are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Jefferson County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 02-09-2020 07:39:00
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  • Summary: James D Ira was arrested on February 09, 2020 in Jefferson, Missouri on charges of ST. LOUIS COUNTY - FTA DANGEROUS DRUGS, PEVELY PD - FTA FAILED TO DRIVE ON RIGHT HALF OF ROADWAY AND DRIVER/FRONT SEAT PASSENGER FAIL TO WEAR AND PROPERLY FASTEN SEAT BELT, HILLSBORO PD - DRIVE WHILE LICENSE REVOKED. He is 36 years old. Per the United States judicial system, Ira is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Jefferson County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 02-09-2020 10:54:00
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  • Summary: Arrested on February 09, 2020 was 49-year-old Walter N Carey. Jefferson County Law Enforcement is charging Carey with BUILD CODE VIOLATION, but He is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police and district attorneys near Jefferson, Missouri found here may provide more information about this incident: Jefferson County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 02-09-2020 11:06:00
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  • Summary: On February 09, 2020, Jefferson County Law Enforcement arrested 30-year-old Justin A Strahan for DRIVING WITH SUSPENDED LICENSE in Jefferson, Missouri. DRIVING WITH SUSPENDED LICENSE is a offense but all suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Information about upcoming court dates for Strahan may be obtained from one of the following law enforcement or prosecuting agencies: Jefferson County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 02-07-2020 10:48:00
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  • Summary: Police in the area of Jefferson, Missouri arrested Cheryl L Sanders on February 07, 2020. Sanders is 50 years old. She was charged with AND POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA.  All criminal suspects including Cheryl L Sanders are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Jefferson County Law Enforcement.