Ozark has a population of 14,559. During the past three years, Ozark saw 2,677 arrests. For 2017, the Ozark's arrest rate totaled 575.59 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 81.84% makes Ozark higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 156 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Ozark also totaled 682 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Daleville and Midland City, Ozark is a more dangerous place to live.
Overall, Ozark had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Ozark averaged 156 violent crimes and 682 non-violent crimes.
The city of Ozark experienced 1,090 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 10 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 93 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 149, and the aggravated assault total was 838.