Joplin, MO Arrest Records

Joplin, MO is among the most violent cities in the USA with 6.33 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 317th safest city in Missouri among the 330 cities.
Joplin, MO property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 72.67 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 2,895 larceny theft related arrests that increased by 8.06% compared to 2015.

Joplin Crime Rate

Total arrests in Joplin 2016 increased by 7.37% compared to 2015 and has higher crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 312 to 329 while non-violent crime increased by 7.54% from 3,514 to 3,779.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 2,895
Burglary 569
Motor vehicle theft 315
Aggravated assault 203
Robbery 72

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 Joplin 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 Joplin increased by 5.45% from 2015 and increased by 32.13% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 249 to 329. In 2016 violent crime rate in Joplin was 34.82% higher than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.633%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Joplin increased by 7.54% from 2015 and increased by 6.96% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 3,533 to 3,779. In 2016 property crime rate in Joplin was 155.67% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 7.267%.

How Joplin stands up against other cities

Joplin vs. Blue Springs

You’ll be in more risk in Joplin compared to Blue Springs that had 63.24% lower crime rate compared to Joplin 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 Blue Springs city.
Burglary rates of 10.9421 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 3.3428 in Blue Springs.

Joplin vs. Jefferson City

You’ll be in more risk in Joplin compared to Jefferson City that had 56.25% lower crime rate compared to Joplin according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 1.3846 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.8107 in Jefferson City city.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 6.0576 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.2508 in Jefferson City.

Names with the most arrests in Joplin

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 36.39% are people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Joplin is 1.39% higher than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 21.64 daily crimes that occur in Joplin.
  • Joplin is more violent than Blue Springs.
  • In Joplin you have a 1 in 13 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Joplin have increased by 7.37%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Joplin, MO

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  • Arrest Date: 05-18-2020 07:35:00
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  • Summary: Newton County Law Enforcement arrested 28-year-old Alan Robert w Murray on May 18, 2020. The charge against Murray is POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA - MISDEMEANOR,, FAILED TO REGISTER VEHICLE ANNUALLY WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE.  Murray 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: Newton County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 05-15-2020 02:19:00
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  • Summary: 26-year-old Brittney M Hagan was arrested in McDonald, Missouri for DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED, CARELESS AND IMPRUDENT DRIVING, NO SEAT BELT on May 15, 2020. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty. McDonald 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: 02-05-2020 12:00:00
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  • Summary: Kendall L Crosswhite was arrested on February 05, 2020. He is 29 years old, 5' 6" tall, weighs 152 lbs and has brown eyes. Crosswhite is charged with MURDER 2ND DEGREE - FELONY MURDER - DURING PERPETRATION/ATTEMPTED PERPETRATION/FLIGHT FROM PERPETRATION OF A FELONY, A PERSON DIES by police near Cedar, Missouri. bond was set at unknown as individuals are presumed innocent until proven guilty. To learn more about this incident including upcoming court dates, you may contact the following: Cedar County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 05-13-2020 11:12:00
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  • Summary: On May 13, 2020, Forrest M Hall, 23, was arrested by police near Newton, Missouri and charged with DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED. DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED, but all suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. It is possible to find out more about Hall’s status, including court dates, by contacting one of the local agencies listed below: Newton County Law Enforcement
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  • Summary: Brendyn A Burns was arrested on May 11, 2020 in Jasper, Missouri on charges of MISDEMEANOR DWI, FAIL TO OBEY THE DIRECTION OF HIGHWAY PATROLMAN. He is 23 years old. Per the United States judicial system, Burns is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Jasper County Law Enforcement.