Tulsa, OK Arrest Records

Tulsa, OK is among the most violent cities in the USA with 10.95 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 193rd safest city in Oklahoma among the 195 cities.
Tulsa, OK property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 59.04 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 14,516 larceny theft related arrests that increased by 14.04% compared to 2015.

Tulsa Crime Rate

Total arrests in Tulsa 2016 increased by 15.82% compared to 2015 and has higher crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 3,628 to 4,444 while non-violent crime increased by 14.67% from 20,892 to 23,956.

5 Crimes In Tulsa, OK in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 14,516
Burglary 5,780
Motor vehicle theft 3,660
Aggravated assault 2,845
Robbery 1,088

Other Cities in Oklahoma with the Most Arrests

Among the 195 cities in state the most dangerous is Oklahoma City with 5,027 violent crimes that’s 32.76% of total of 15,347. Broken Bow has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 41 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Broken Bow 86.86
Tulsa 69.99
Poteau 69.78
Ardmore 56.69
Catoosa 56.68

Safest Cities in Oklahoma

Are you planning a move to Oklahoma? Here are the safest cities in Oklahoma with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Tulsa is 1 out of 184. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Fairview and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in Kingston.

City Arrests
Kingston 1.83
Elgin 1.91
Haskell 2.03
Coalgate 4.33
Waurika 4.56

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Tulsa increased by 22.49% from 2015 and increased by 12.22% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 3,960 to 4,444. In 2016 violent crime rate in Tulsa was 133.39% higher than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 1.095%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Tulsa increased by 14.67% from 2015 and increased by 9.27% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 21,923 to 23,956. In 2016 property crime rate in Tulsa was 107.72% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 5.904%.

How Tulsa stands up against other cities

Tulsa vs. Oklahoma City

You’ll be in more risk in Tulsa compared to Oklahoma City that had 33.07% lower crime rate compared to Tulsa according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 7.0117 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 5.2487 in Oklahoma City city.
Larceny rates of 35.7759 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 25.8415 in Oklahoma City.

Tulsa vs. Norman

You’ll be in more risk in Tulsa compared to Norman that had 49.97% lower crime rate compared to Tulsa according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 2.6815 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.4667 in Norman city.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 9.0204 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 3.5287 in Norman.

Names with the most arrests in Tulsa

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 33.28% are people aged between 31-40.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Tulsa is 1.11% higher than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 19.18 daily crimes that occur in Tulsa.
  • Tulsa is more violent than Oklahoma City.
  • In Tulsa you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Tulsa have increased by 15.82%.