Picayune, MS Arrest Records

Picayune, MS is among the safest cities in the USA with 4.42 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 26th safest city in Mississippi among the 37 cities.
Picayune, MS property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 48.16 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 380 larceny theft related arrests that decreased by 9.52% compared to 2015.

Picayune Crime Rate

Total arrests in Picayune 2016 decreased by 4.44% compared to 2015 and has higher crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes decreased from 56 to 47 while non-violent crime decreased by 3.21% from 529 to 512.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 380
Burglary 112
Aggravated assault 31
Motor vehicle theft 20
Robbery 9

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 Picayune 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 Picayune decreased by 16.07% from 2015 and decreased by 2.08% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 48 to 47. In 2016 violent crime rate in Picayune was 5.79% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.442%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Picayune decreased by 3.21% from 2015 and increased by 10.34% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 464 to 512. In 2016 property crime rate in Picayune was 69.44% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 4.816%.

How Picayune stands up against other cities

Picayune vs. Petal

You’ll be in more risk in Picayune compared to Petal that had 85.14% lower crime rate compared to Picayune according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.8466 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0930 in Petal city.
Arson rates of 0.0941 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Petal.

Picayune vs. Flowood

You’ll be in more risk in Picayune compared to Flowood that had 27.6% lower crime rate compared to Picayune according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 2.9160 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.9146 in Flowood city.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 1.8813 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.7884 in Flowood.

Names with the most arrests in Picayune

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 31.56% are people aged between 31-40.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Picayune is 0.59% higher than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 14.41 daily crimes that occur in Picayune.
  • Picayune is more violent than Petal.
  • In Picayune you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Picayune have decreased by 4.44%.