Biloxi, MS Arrest Records

Biloxi, MS is among the safest cities in the USA with 3.94 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 34th safest city in Mississippi among the 37 cities.
Biloxi, MS property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 58.34 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 1,721 larceny theft related arrests that increased by 11.39% compared to 2015.

Biloxi Crime Rate

Total arrests in Biloxi 2016 increased by 2.62% compared to 2015 and has higher crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes decreased from 254 to 181 while non-violent crime increased by 5.76% from 2,535 to 2,681.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 1,721
Burglary 805
Motor vehicle theft 155
Robbery 80
Aggravated assault 68

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 Biloxi 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 Biloxi decreased by 28.74% from 2015 and decreased by 11.27% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 204 to 181. In 2016 violent crime rate in Biloxi was 16.06% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.394%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Biloxi increased by 5.76% from 2015 and increased by 14.52% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 2,341 to 2,681. In 2016 property crime rate in Biloxi was 105.26% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 5.834%.

How Biloxi stands up against other cities

Biloxi vs. Hattiesburg

You’ll be in more risk in Biloxi compared to Hattiesburg that had 0.98% lower crime rate compared to Biloxi according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0435 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.1702 in Hattiesburg city.
Larceny rates of 37.4521 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and lower than average 48.7597 in Hattiesburg.

Biloxi vs. Meridian

You’ll be in more risk in Biloxi compared to Meridian that had 16.51% lower crime rate compared to Biloxi according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0435 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.2032 in Meridian city.
Burglary rates of 17.5183 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and lower than average 17.6049 in Meridian.

Names with the most arrests in Biloxi

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 36.36% are people aged between 31-40. Felonies are committed more by men.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Biloxi is 0.88% higher than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 17.06 daily crimes that occur in Biloxi.
  • Biloxi is more violent than Hattiesburg.
  • In Biloxi you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Biloxi have increased by 2.62%.