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Mixed results for Jonesboro Police November crime report

(Source: KAIT) (Source: KAIT)
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

Crime in Jonesboro was down in November compared to the same month the year before.

According to Jonesboro Police Department's monthly crime report, crime reports decreased 16% in November 2017 compared to November 2016.

That includes a total of 1,177 reportable offenses.

However, according to the report, crimes against persons increased from last year. Those crimes were up 38% which is 10 incidents.

During the month of November, Jonesboro police officers conducted 496 arrests. 65% of the arrests were men and 35% were women.

In terms of race and ethnicity, the monthly report stated the majority of arrests were Caucasian at 54%. The remainder of the arrests were African American (43%), Hispanic (1%), Asian (0%) or considered other/unknown/bi-racial (1%).

Here is the full report from the Jonesboro Police Department:

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