Arnold, MO Criminal and Public Records

Are you searching for criminal records or background information on someone in Arnold, MO? BeenVerified has access to public arrest records in Jefferson County that can help you identify criminal background history for individuals in and around the Arnold area. Arnold has a population of 21,357, which makes it the 30th largest city in Missouri, and an average income of $55,929. We’ve compiled helpful crime statistics below, or you can look up a specific person’s criminal records.

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Crime in Arnold, MO

One of the first ways to gauge crime is to look at the reported crimes in that city over a year’s time. Keep in mind that you cannot compare one city’s reported crimes to another city’s reported crimes without also understanding any differences in population. In addition, the reported crime rate and the actual crime rate may be very different; crimes such as forcible rape are notoriously underreported, while crimes like motor vehicle theft have higher reporting rates.

In 2015, there were 29 reported violent crimes and 798 reported property crimes in Arnold. This compares to 30,261 reported violent crimes and 173,642 reported property crimes statewide in Missouri. This makes Arnold 263rd in the state of Missouri when it comes to violent crimes per 100k people.

The most common violent crime in Arnold was agg. assault, with 18 reported. The most common property crime was larceny, with 733 reported.

In addition to these major crimes, there were a number of other offenses committed, but most of those were charged as misdemeanors. Our charts below have much more information.


Arnold Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 30th
  • Violent Crimes: 60th (263rd per 100k)
  • Rape: 27th (193rd per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 58th (263rd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 30th (97th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 27th (75th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 65th (312th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 23rd (47th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 31st (129th per 100k)
  • Arson: 16th (100th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 1,835th
  • Violent Crimes: 604th (3,480th per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 190th (1,379th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 468th (3,146th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 332nd (1,419th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1,031st (1,445th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 696th (4,692nd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 851st (906th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 483rd (1,774th per 100k)
  • Arson: 117th (787th per 100k)

In Jefferson County (2015)

  • Population: 1st
  • Violent Crimes: 2nd (6th per 100k)
  • Rape: 3rd (6th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 3rd (7th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1st (2nd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 2nd (9th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1st (2nd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 1st (2nd per 100k)
  • Arson: 2nd (3rd per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 21,357
  • Households: 8,292
  • Median Income: $55,929
  • Land Area: 11.583 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.361 miles2
  • Time Zone: CDT

Arnold, MO Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 0 0
Rape 3 1
Agg. Assault 19 18
Robbery 8 10
Burglary 53 32
Vehicle Thefts 16 33
Arson 1 1

Violent Crimes in Arnold, MO in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 0
Rape 1
Aggravated Assault 18
Robbery 10

Property Crimes in Arnold, MO in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 32
Larceny 733
Motor Vehicle Theft 33
Arson 1

Burglary in Arnold, MO

Year Burglary
2006 82
2007 68
2008 57
2009 60
2010 49
2011 81
2012 53
2013 42
2014 53
2015 32

Property Crimes in Arnold, MO

Year Property Crimes
2006 1391
2007 1296
2008 1252
2009 916
2010 888
2011 861
2012 725
2013 674
2014 784
2015 798

Missouri Criminal Statistics:


Criminal Records Lookup

Do you want to lookup a specific individual’s criminal records? While a criminal background check may be important, it is important to understand that that the presence or absence of some criminal history may not be indicative of a person’s actual criminal behavior. People can be arrested for and charged with crimes that they did not commit, while other people may never be charged with crimes that they did commit. Therefore, when looking at an individual’s criminal background, it is important to understand the differences between arrests, charges, and convictions. It is equally important to understand that the absence of a criminal record does not guarantee that a person has not engaged in criminal behavior or will not engage in future criminal behavior.

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You may also want to look at statewide reporting numbers.

Missouri Statistics:

Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 26856 30261
Murder 403 502
Rape 4085 4407
Agg. Assault 18482 20830
Robbery 5592 6376
Property Crimes 176237 173642
Burglary 35258 34006
Larceny 124622 122637
Vehicle Thefts 16357 16999
Arson 0 0

While the overall numbers can help you find some information, the crime rate is more informative. The crime rate can be reported in various ways; here we have chosen to report the crime rate as incidents per 1,000 people. By looking at the crime rate in a city, you can determine whether that city is more or less dangerous than surrounding cities. Here, we have compiled comparisons of the rate for various crimes in Arnold and compared them to the rates for that same crime in Missouri and nationwide.


Burglary in the state of Missouri

Year Burglary
2006 44647
2007 43446
2008 45788
2009 43787
2010 44043
2011 44822
2012 42466
2013 38865
2014 35258
2015 34006

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