Hattiesburg, MS Arrest Records

Hattiesburg, MS is among the safest cities in the USA with 3.13 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 33rd safest city in Mississippi among the 37 cities.
Hattiesburg, MS property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 58.55 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 2,292 larceny theft related arrests that decreased by 2.47% compared to 2015.

Hattiesburg Crime Rate

Total arrests in Hattiesburg 2016 decreased by 7.02% compared to 2015 and has higher crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 105 to 147 while non-violent crime decreased by 8.66% from 3,013 to 2,752.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 2,292
Burglary 374
Motor vehicle theft 86
Aggravated assault 77
Robbery 52

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 Hattiesburg 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 Hattiesburg increased by 40% from 2015. In 2016 violent crime rate in Hattiesburg was 33.36% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.313%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Hattiesburg decreased by 8.66% from 2015. In 2016 property crime rate in Hattiesburg was 105.97% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 5.855%.

How Hattiesburg stands up against other cities

Hattiesburg vs. Biloxi

You’ll be in more safety in Hattiesburg compared to Biloxi that had 0.99% higher crime rate compared to Hattiesburg according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.1702 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0435 in Biloxi city.
Burglary rates of 7.9564 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and lower than average 17.5183 in Biloxi.

Hattiesburg vs. Southaven

You’ll be in more risk in Hattiesburg compared to Southaven that had 53.19% lower crime rate compared to Hattiesburg according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and the same as average 0.0000 in Southaven city.
Burglary rates of 7.9564 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 2.4011 in Southaven.

Names with the most arrests in Hattiesburg

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 40.05% are people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Hattiesburg is 0.86% higher than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 16.9 daily crimes that occur in Hattiesburg.
  • Hattiesburg is safer than Biloxi.
  • In Hattiesburg you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Hattiesburg have decreased by 7.02%.