Vicksburg, MS Arrest Records

Vicksburg, MS is among the most violent cities in the USA with 5.87 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 36th safest city in Mississippi among the 37 cities.
Vicksburg, MS property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 62.21 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 1,126 larceny theft related arrests that increased by 12.38% compared to 2015.

Vicksburg Crime Rate

Total arrests in Vicksburg 2016 increased by 8.83% compared to 2015 and has higher crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 109 to 135 while non-violent crime increased by 7.6% from 1,329 to 1,430.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 1,126
Burglary 240
Aggravated assault 105
Motor vehicle theft 64
Robbery 20

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 Vicksburg 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 Vicksburg increased by 23.85% from 2015 and decreased by 7.53% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 146 to 135. In 2016 violent crime rate in Vicksburg was 25.15% higher than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.587%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Vicksburg increased by 7.6% from 2015 and decreased by 18% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 1,744 to 1,430. In 2016 property crime rate in Vicksburg was 118.87% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 6.221%.

How Vicksburg stands up against other cities

Vicksburg vs. Brandon

You’ll be in more risk in Vicksburg compared to Brandon that had 85.82% lower crime rate compared to Vicksburg according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 4.5680 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.4617 in Brandon city.
Larceny rates of 48.9863 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 6.9258 in Brandon.

Vicksburg vs. Ridgeland

You’ll be in more risk in Vicksburg compared to Ridgeland that had 51.13% lower crime rate compared to Vicksburg according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 4.5680 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.2702 in Ridgeland city.
Arson rates of 0.1740 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0410 in Ridgeland.

Names with the most arrests in Vicksburg

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 42.86% are people aged between 21-30. Felonies are committed more by men.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Vicksburg is 1.06% higher than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 18.65 daily crimes that occur in Vicksburg.
  • Vicksburg is more violent than Brandon.
  • In Vicksburg you have a 1 in 15 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Vicksburg have increased by 8.83%.