It is located in Jefferson County, MO. It has a population of 6,488 inhabitants. The crime rate is - 235.82 per 10.000 people. There have been 153 arrests in 2017. The city has seen a downtick in arrest records since last year by 0.003%. The majority of crimes committed in De Soto are larceny/theft crimes - 123 incarcerations, whereas the least popular crime is the arson - only 0 arrests.
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Most of the city arrests fall into 21-30 age group - 51.2%, the least crimes have committed people between 51-60 - 7%.
The city has seen more non-violent crimes than violent. There have been 13 felony charges and 140 non-violent crimes.
For the time period of 2007-2017, the city of De Soto averaged 276 violent crimes. Of that total, 2 was for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 12 was for legacy rape, 18 was for robbery, and 244 was for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Jefferson county, Missouri with a total number of 18 employees - 0 female, 12 male officers and 6 civilians. De Soto PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MO0500200, it belongs to the West North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.