Tunica County, MS Arrest Records

Tunica County, MS is among the safest counties in the USA with 3.32 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Jones, Jackson, Panola, Lamar, Hinds counties in Mississippi.
Tunica County, MS property crime rate is 40.75 per 1,000 residents, higher rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 292 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 10.70% compared to 2015.

Tunica County, MS Crime Rate

Total arrests in Tunica County in 2016 decreased by 2.8% compared to 2015 and is higher than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 36 to 34 while non-violent crime decreased by 2.57% from 428 to 417.

5 Crimes In Tunica County, MS in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 292
Burglary 93
Motor vehicle theft 32
Aggravated assault 18
Legacy rape 9

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Tunica County decreased by 5.56% from 2015 and increased by 13.33% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 30 to 34. In 2016 violent crime rate in Tunica County was 29.2% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.332%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Tunica County decreased by 2.57% from 2015 and decreased by 22.92% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 541 to 417. In 2016 property crime rate in Tunica County was 43.35% higher than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 4.075%.

How Tunica stands up against other counties

Tunica vs. Kemper

You’ll be in more risk in Tunica compared to Kemper county that had 84.41% lower crime rate compared to Tunica county 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 lower than average 0.0000 in Kemper county.
Burglary rates of 9.0874 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 3.1326 in Kemper county.

Tunica vs. Claiborne

You’ll be in more risk in Tunica compared to Claiborne county that had 76.41% lower crime rate compared to Tunica county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 1.7588 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.5319 in Claiborne county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 3.1268 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.9848 in Claiborne county.

Names with the most arrests in Tunica

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Tunica, Mississippi, the most crimes, that's 37.11% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Tunica County is 0.33% higher than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 12.07 daily crimes that occur in Tunica County.
  • Tunica, MS is more violent than Kemper.
  • In Tunica County you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Tunica, MS have decreased by 2.8%.

Tunica Police Departments

Names in Tunica County