Ozark County, MO Arrest Records

Ozark County, MO is among the safest counties in the USA with 1.62 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Scott, Lincoln, Boone, Jasper, Ray counties in Missouri.
Ozark County, MO property crime rate is 8.55 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 50 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 6.38% compared to 2015.

Ozark County, MO Crime Rate

Total arrests in Ozark County in 2016 decreased by 18.26% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 19 to 15 while non-violent crime decreased by 17.71% from 96 to 79.

5 Crimes In Ozark County, MO in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 50
Burglary 23
Aggravated assault 13
Motor vehicle theft 6
Arson 4

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Ozark County decreased by 21.05% from 2015 and increased by 25% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 12 to 15. In 2016 violent crime rate in Ozark County was 65.4% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.162%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Ozark County decreased by 17.71% from 2015 and decreased by 43.97% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 141 to 79. In 2016 property crime rate in Ozark County was 69.91% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.855%.

How Ozark stands up against other counties

Ozark vs. Caldwell

You’ll be in more risk in Ozark compared to Caldwell county that had 7.83% lower crime rate compared to Ozark county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 1.4074 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and lower than average 1.8760 in Caldwell county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.6496 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.4414 in Caldwell county.

Names with the most arrests in Ozark

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Ozark, Missouri, the most crimes, that's 29.26% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ozark County is 0.69% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 2.79 daily crimes that occur in Ozark County.
  • In Ozark County you have a 1 in 98 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Ozark, MO have decreased by 18.26%.

Ozark Police Departments

Names in Ozark County