Springfield, MO Arrest Records

Springfield, MO is among the most violent cities in the USA with 13.37 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 327th safest city in Missouri among the 330 cities.
Springfield, MO property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 84.67 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 10,483 larceny theft related arrests that increased by 6.98% compared to 2015.

Springfield Crime Rate

Total arrests in Springfield 2016 increased by 8.08% compared to 2015 and has higher crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes decreased from 2,262 to 2,251 while non-violent crime increased by 9.56% from 13,007 to 14,251.

5 Crimes In Springfield, MO in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 10,483
Burglary 2,120
Motor vehicle theft 1,648
Aggravated assault 1,522
Robbery 428

Other Cities in Missouri with the Most Arrests

Among the 330 cities in state the most dangerous is Kansas City with 7,915 violent crimes that’s 31.51% of total of 25,119. Branson West has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 44 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Branson 126.97
Doniphan 100.50
Springfield 98.05
Bridgeton 84.50
Joplin 79.00

Safest Cities in Missouri

Are you planning a move to Missouri? Here are the safest cities in Missouri with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Springfield is 1 out of 145 up by 0.06% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Pleasant Hill and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in New Franklin.

City Arrests
Gideon 1.94
New Franklin 2.78
Greenwood 4.61
La Grange 5.31
Sturgeon 5.47

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Springfield decreased by 0.49% from 2015 and increased by 72.36% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 1,306 to 2,251. In 2016 violent crime rate in Springfield was 185% higher than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 1.337%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Springfield increased by 9.56% from 2015 and decreased by 1.16% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 14,418 to 14,251. In 2016 property crime rate in Springfield was 197.89% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 8.467%.

How Springfield stands up against other cities

Springfield vs. Columbia

You’ll be in more risk in Springfield compared to Columbia that had 68.33% lower crime rate compared to Springfield according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 2.5430 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.0483 in Columbia city.
Burglary rates of 12.5960 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 4.3750 in Columbia.

Springfield vs. Independence

You’ll be in more risk in Springfield compared to Independence that had 39.24% lower crime rate compared to Springfield according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0475 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0767 in Independence city.
Larceny rates of 62.2850 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 38.7097 in Independence.

Names with the most arrests in Springfield

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 37.02% are people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Springfield is 1.96% higher than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 26.86 daily crimes that occur in Springfield.
  • Springfield is more violent than Columbia.
  • In Springfield you have a 1 in 10 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Springfield have increased by 8.08%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Springfield, MO

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  • Arrest Date: 06-01-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 43
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 160 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Missouri
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  • State: Missouri
  • Total Bond: 10000
  • Booking Date: 2020-06-01 15:48:00
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  • Summary: 43-year-old Kevin Daniel Bare, arrested June 01, 2020 in Greene, Missouri for FAIL TO REGISTER AS A SEX OFFENDER PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 589.400-425 - 3RD OFFENSE. Everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Bare’s status may be obtained from the following: Greene County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 05-26-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 22
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 157 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Missouri
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  • State: Missouri
  • Total Bond: 50000
  • Booking Date: 2020-05-26 03:52:00
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  • Summary: 22-year-old Joseph Allen Smiley, arrested May 26, 2020 in Greene, Missouri for ROBBERY - 1ST DEGREE, PAROLE VIOLATION. Everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Smiley’s status may be obtained from the following: Greene County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 05-29-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 29
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 6' 1"
  • Weight: 185 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Missouri
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  • Total Bond: 80000
  • Booking Date: 2020-05-29 14:49:00
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  • Summary: Greene County Law Enforcement arrested 29-year-old Cody Ryan Sedivy on May 29, 2020. The charge against Sedivy is FAILURE TO REGISTER MOTOR VEHICLE/TRAILER ANNUALLY WITH DIRECTOR OF REVENUE, STEALING - $750 OR MORE. He weighs 185 lbs with brown hair and blue eyes;  Sedivy and all others arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty. To get more information about this arrest, contact one of the local police agencies below: Greene County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 05-06-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 25
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 5' 9"
  • Weight: 160 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Hazel
  • Place of Birth: Missouri
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  • Total Bond: 15000
  • Booking Date: 2020-05-06 15:46:00
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  • Summary: 25-year-old Cody Lee Perrone was arrested in Greene, Missouri for DOMESTIC ASSAULT - 2ND DEGREE, DOMESTIC ASSAULT - 3RD DEGREE on May 06, 2020.He is 5' 9" tall, weighs 160 lbs and has hazel eyes. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. Greene County Law Enforcement and others with information about this arrest and related court dates can be contacted for updated information on this arrest.
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  • Arrest Date: 05-05-2020 12:00:00
  • Age: 41
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: White
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  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 180 lbs
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Missouri
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  • Booking Date: 2020-05-05 17:02:00
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  • Summary: Arrested on charges of PROBATION VIOLATION on May 05, 2020 was Kenneth Wayne Middleton. The 41-year-old Middleton was arrested by Greene County Law Enforcement. He is 6' 0" tall, weighs 180 lbs and has blue eyes. Bond was set at unknown amount for the charge because Middleton is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police agencies listed here may assist with more information including court dates: Greene County Law Enforcement.