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West Plains, MO Arrest Record Search

West Plains has a population of 12,367. During the past three years, West Plains saw 1,760 arrests. For 2017, the West Plains's arrest rate totaled 426.94 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 34.88% makes West Plains higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 37 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of West Plains also totaled 491 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Mountain View and Willow Springs, West Plains is a more dangerous place to live.

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  • 528Number of arrests in the city for 2017
  • 426.94Crime Rate
  • 29.92Violent Crime Rate
  • 397.02Property Crime Rate

Arrest Records by Age & Race

West Plains Arrests by Gender

West Plains Arrests by Age Group

Most of the city arrests fall into 31-40 age group - 36.1%, the least crimes have committed people between 61-70 - 2.3%.

Violent vs. Non-Violent Crimes

Overall, West Plains had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, West Plains averaged 37 violent crimes and 491 non-violent crimes.

West Plains Violent Crime Types from 2007-2017

The city of West Plains experienced 505 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 6 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 50 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 59, and the aggravated assault total was 390.

West Plains City Police Department

It is situated in Howell county, Missouri with a total number of 34 employees - 0 female, 28 male officers and 6 civilians. West Plains PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MO0460200, it belongs to the West North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.

  • Agency Name: West Plains Police Department
  • State: Missouri
  • City: West Plains
  • Type: City
  • Address: 1912 Holiday Ln
  • Phone Number: (417)256-2244
  • Website:

Total Crime Rate in West Plains

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