Natchez, MS Arrest Records

Natchez, MS is among the safest cities in the USA with 4.27 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 27th safest city in Mississippi among the 37 cities.
Natchez, MS property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 50.32 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 612 larceny theft related arrests that decreased by 21.24% compared to 2015.

Natchez Crime Rate

Total arrests in Natchez 2016 decreased by 18.1% compared to 2015 and has higher crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 48 to 64 while non-violent crime decreased by 20.69% from 952 to 755.

5 Crimes In Natchez, MS in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 612
Burglary 123
Aggravated assault 37
Motor vehicle theft 20
Robbery 18

Other Cities in Mississippi with the Most Arrests

Among the 37 cities in state the most dangerous is Jackson with 1,451 violent crimes that’s 42.55% of total of 3,410. D'Iberville has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 45 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Vicksburg 68.08
Greenville 64.82
Biloxi 62.28
Hattiesburg 61.67
McComb 58.82

Safest Cities in Mississippi

Are you planning a move to Mississippi? Here are the safest cities in Mississippi with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Natchez is 1 out of 252 down by 0.04% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Petal and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in Madison.

City Arrests
Petal 7.82
Madison 8.12
Brandon 9.65
Ackerman 16.30
Hernando 23.49

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Natchez increased by 33.33% from 2015 and decreased by 1.54% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 65 to 64. In 2016 violent crime rate in Natchez was 9.1% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.427%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Natchez decreased by 20.69% from 2015 and decreased by 22.33% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 972 to 755. In 2016 property crime rate in Natchez was 77.04% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 5.032%.

How Natchez stands up against other cities

Natchez vs. Long Beach

You’ll be in more risk in Natchez compared to Long Beach that had 56.62% lower crime rate compared to Natchez according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 2.4662 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.5093 in Long Beach city.
Burglary rates of 8.1984 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 3.9470 in Long Beach.

Natchez vs. Hernando

You’ll be in more risk in Natchez compared to Hernando that had 56.97% lower crime rate compared to Natchez according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0667 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Hernando city.
Burglary rates of 8.1984 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 5.8254 in Hernando.

Names with the most arrests in Natchez

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 39.93% are people aged between 21-30. Felonies are committed more by men.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Natchez is 0.65% higher than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 14.96 daily crimes that occur in Natchez.
  • Natchez is more violent than Long Beach.
  • In Natchez you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Natchez have decreased by 18.1%.