Oxford, MS Arrest Records

Oxford, MS is among the safest cities in the USA with 1.69 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 12th safest city in Mississippi among the 37 cities.
Oxford, MS property crime has lower rate than the national average of 28.42, with 28.02 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 532 larceny theft related arrests that increased by 27.88% compared to 2015.

Oxford Crime Rate

Total arrests in Oxford 2016 increased by 35.64% compared to 2015 and has lower crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 22 to 39 while non-violent crime increased by 33.75% from 483 to 646.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 532
Burglary 103
Robbery 15
Aggravated assault 13
Motor vehicle theft 11

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 Oxford 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 Oxford increased by 77.27% from 2015. In 2016 violent crime rate in Oxford was 63.95% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.169%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Oxford increased by 33.75% from 2015. In 2016 property crime rate in Oxford was 1.41% lower than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 2.802%.

How Oxford stands up against other cities

Oxford vs. Brandon

You’ll be in more risk in Oxford compared to Brandon that had 67.51% lower crime rate compared to Oxford 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 Brandon city.
Arson rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0839 in Brandon.

Oxford vs. Ridgeland

You’ll be in more safety in Oxford compared to Ridgeland that had 11.96% higher crime rate compared to Oxford according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.6507 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and lower than average 1.8438 in Ridgeland city.
Larceny rates of 23.0783 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and lower than average 26.3870 in Ridgeland.

Names with the most arrests in Oxford

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 44% are people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Oxford is 0.1% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 8.14 daily crimes that occur in Oxford.
  • Oxford is more violent than Brandon.
  • In Oxford you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Oxford have increased by 35.64%.