Panola amassed 2,727 arrests over the past three years. During 2016, Panola’s arrest rate was 2,610.94 per 100,000 residents. The county of Panola is 253.25% higher than the national average of 739.12 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 102 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Panola also experienced 790 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Desoto and Hancock, Panola is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Panola, the most common crime is burglary which accounts for 389 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Panola, is larceny/theft, and the third most common is aggravated assault.
In Panola, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Panola has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2016, Panola experienced 102 violent crimes and 790 non-violent crimes. When comparing Panola to the national average of 739.12, Panola is higher by 253.25% than the national average.