The county of Mississippi had 1,014 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 630.33 per 100,000 residents. This is 14.71% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 16 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Mississippi also processed 254 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Benton and Craighead, Mississippi is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Mississippi is larceny/theft totaling 147, followed by burglary, and then motor vehicle theft.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Mississippi County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Mississippi tallied 16 violent crimes and 254 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Mississippi is lower by 14.71% than the national average.
The majority of arrests made in Mississippi are between the ages of 21-30. The age group committing the fewest number of crimes is between the ages of 10-20.