The county of Hinds had 1,503 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 195.67 per 100,000 residents. This is 73.52% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 83 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Hinds also processed 389 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Desoto and Hancock, Hinds is a safer place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Hinds is larceny/theft totaling 175, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Hinds County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Hinds tallied 83 violent crimes and 389 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Hinds is lower by 73.52% than the national average.