The county of Itawamba had 821 arrests during the past three years. For 2014, the arrest rate was 1,203.23 per 100,000 residents. This is 55.42% higher than the national average of 774.16 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 23 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Itawamba also processed 260 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Harrison and Hinds, Itawamba is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Itawamba is larceny/theft totaling 158, followed by burglary, and then motor vehicle theft.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Itawamba County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2014, Itawamba tallied 23 violent crimes and 260 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 774.16, Itawamba is higher by 55.42% than the national average.