Prentiss amassed 759 arrests over the past three years. During 2010, Prentiss’s arrest rate was 2,321.88 per 100,000 residents. The county of Prentiss is 140.97% higher than the national average of 963.54 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 6 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Prentiss also experienced 198 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Desoto and Forrest, Prentiss is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Prentiss, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 147 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Prentiss, is burglary, and the third most common is aggravated assault.
In Prentiss, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Prentiss has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2010, Prentiss experienced 6 violent crimes and 198 non-violent crimes. When comparing Prentiss to the national average of 963.54, Prentiss is higher by 140.97% than the national average.