Petal has a population of 10,743. During the past three years, Petal saw 225 arrests. For 2017, the Petal's arrest rate totaled 83.78 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 73.53% makes Petal lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 0 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Petal also totaled 90 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
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Most of the city arrests fall into 21-30 age group - 37.5%, the least crimes have committed people between 71-80 - 0.1%. When looking at arrest numbers - a great number of arrestees belonged to White race, whilst the least arrests had Asian Or Pacific Islander race.
Overall, Petal had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Petal averaged 0 violent crimes and 90 non-violent crimes.
The city of Petal experienced 43 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 3 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 8 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 15, and the aggravated assault total was 20.
It is situated in Forrest county, Mississippi with a total number of 0 employees - female, male officers and civilians. Petal PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MS0180200, it belongs to the East South Central division in the South region with a region code of Region III.