The city of Midland City, with a total population of 2,396, experienced 296 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 417.36 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 31.85% difference making Midland City higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 9 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Midland City also handled 91 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Newton and Ozark, Midland City is a safer place to live.
The city of Midland City experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Midland City totaled 9 violent crimes and 91 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Midland City experienced 117 violent crimes. Of those, 1 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 8 were for legacy rape, 13 were for robbery, and 95 were for aggravated assault.