Sikeston has a population of 16,324. During the past three years, Sikeston saw 2,567 arrests. For 2017, the Sikeston's arrest rate totaled 537.25 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 69.72% makes Sikeston higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 61 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Sikeston also totaled 816 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
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Most of the city arrests fall into 21-30 age group - 36.8%, the least crimes have committed people between 71-80 - 0.3%. When looking at arrest numbers - a great number of arrestees belonged to White race, whilst the least arrests had Asian Or Pacific Islander race.
Overall, Sikeston had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Sikeston averaged 61 violent crimes and 816 non-violent crimes.
The city of Sikeston experienced 2,681 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 23 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 65 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 310, and the aggravated assault total was 2,283.