Gulfport, MS Arrest Records

Gulfport, MS is among the safest cities in the USA with 3.14 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 29th safest city in Mississippi among the 37 cities.
Gulfport, MS property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 52.54 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 3,002 larceny theft related arrests that increased by 2.98% compared to 2015.

Gulfport Crime Rate

Total arrests in Gulfport 2016 increased by 3.66% compared to 2015 and has higher crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 187 to 228 while non-violent crime increased by 2.74% from 3,716 to 3,818.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 3,002
Burglary 638
Motor vehicle theft 178
Robbery 97
Aggravated assault 94

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 Gulfport 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 Gulfport increased by 21.93% from 2015 and increased by 18.75% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 192 to 228. In 2016 violent crime rate in Gulfport was 33.14% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.314%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Gulfport increased by 2.74% from 2015 and increased by 5.91% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 3,605 to 3,818. In 2016 property crime rate in Gulfport was 84.84% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 5.254%.

How Gulfport stands up against other cities

Gulfport vs. Southaven

You’ll be in more risk in Gulfport compared to Southaven that had 48.15% lower crime rate compared to Gulfport according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 1.2936 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.4877 in Southaven city.
Burglary rates of 8.7797 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 2.4011 in Southaven.

Gulfport vs. Hattiesburg

You’ll be in more safety in Gulfport compared to Hattiesburg that had 10.77% higher crime rate compared to Gulfport according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 1.2936 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and lower than average 1.6381 in Hattiesburg city.
Arson rates of 0.3578 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0638 in Hattiesburg.

Names with the most arrests in Gulfport

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 35.65% are people aged between 21-30. Felonies are committed more by men.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Gulfport is 0.68% higher than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 15.25 daily crimes that occur in Gulfport.
  • Gulfport is more violent than Southaven.
  • In Gulfport you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Gulfport have increased by 3.66%.