Oxford has a population of 21,084. During the past three years, Oxford saw 3,154 arrests. For 2017, the Oxford's arrest rate totaled 550.66 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 73.96% makes Oxford higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 60 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Oxford also totaled 1,101 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Jacksonville and Ohatchee, Oxford is a more dangerous place to live.
Overall, Oxford had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Oxford averaged 60 violent crimes and 1,101 non-violent crimes.
The city of Oxford experienced 879 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 17 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 62 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 228, and the aggravated assault total was 633.