Picayune has a population of 10,631. During the past three years, Picayune saw 1,772 arrests. For 2016, the Picayune's arrest rate totaled 525.82 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 60.55% makes Picayune higher than the national average of 327.51 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 47 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Picayune also totaled 512 arrests for property crimes during 2016.
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Overall, Picayune had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2016, Picayune averaged 47 violent crimes and 512 non-violent crimes.
The city of Picayune experienced 405 violent crimes during 2007-2016. Of that total, 6 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 32 was for legacy rape and 12 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 117, and the aggravated assault total was 238.
It is situated in Pearl River county, Mississippi with a total number of 0 employees - female, male officers and civilians. Picayune PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MS0550100, it belongs to the East South Central division in the South region with a region code of Region III.