Springfield, OH Arrest Records

Springfield, OH is among the most violent cities in the USA with 6.91 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 333rd safest city in Ohio among the 339 cities.
Springfield, OH property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 67.90 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 2,817 larceny theft related arrests that increased by 15.03% compared to 2015.

Springfield Crime Rate

Total arrests in Springfield 2016 increased by 9.79% compared to 2015 and has higher crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 355 to 411 while non-violent crime increased by 9.22% from 3,699 to 4,040.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 2,817
Burglary 963
Motor vehicle theft 260
Aggravated assault 188
Robbery 184

Other Cities in Ohio with the Most Arrests

Among the 339 cities in state the most dangerous is Cleveland with 6,299 violent crimes that’s 22.19% of total of 28,387. Holland has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 36 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Holland 173.14
Gallipolis 131.59
Chillicothe 84.87
Springfield 74.80
Middletown 72.81

Safest Cities in Ohio

Are you planning a move to Ohio? Here are the safest cities in Ohio with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Springfield is 1 out of 240 up by 0.18% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Olmsted Township and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in South Russell.

City Arrests
Barnesville 3.65
Olmsted Falls 3.73
Hudson 4.27
Rocky River 4.31
Brecksville 4.33

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Springfield increased by 15.77% from 2015 and increased by 5.38% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 390 to 411. In 2016 violent crime rate in Springfield was 47.19% higher than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.691%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Springfield increased by 9.22% from 2015 and decreased by 12.74% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 4,630 to 4,040. In 2016 property crime rate in Springfield was 138.87% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 6.79%.

How Springfield stands up against other cities

Springfield vs. Hamilton

You’ll be in more risk in Springfield compared to Hamilton that had 22.13% lower crime rate compared to Springfield 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 Hamilton city.
Arson rates of 0.9747 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.4165 in Hamilton.

Springfield vs. Youngstown

You’ll be in more risk in Springfield compared to Youngstown that had 40.82% lower crime rate compared to Springfield according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 3.0923 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 2.3527 in Youngstown city.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 4.3695 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 3.7550 in Youngstown.

Names with the most arrests in Springfield

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 37.04% are people aged between 31-40.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Springfield is 1.26% higher than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 20.49 daily crimes that occur in Springfield.
  • Springfield is more violent than Hamilton.
  • In Springfield you have a 1 in 13 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Springfield have increased by 9.79%.