Poplar Bluff has a population of 17,264. During the past three years, Poplar Bluff saw 3,826 arrests. For 2017, the Poplar Bluff's arrest rate totaled 700.30 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 121.23% makes Poplar Bluff higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 105 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Poplar Bluff also totaled 1,104 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
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Most of the city arrests fall into 31-40 age group - 34.3%, the least crimes have committed people between 61-70 - 2.6%.
Overall, Poplar Bluff had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Poplar Bluff averaged 105 violent crimes and 1,104 non-violent crimes.
The city of Poplar Bluff experienced 1,187 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 8 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 87 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 256, and the aggravated assault total was 836.
It is situated in Butler county, Missouri with a total number of 60 employees - 1 female, 44 male officers and 15 civilians. Poplar Bluff PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MO0120200, it belongs to the West North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.