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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