Table 8

MISSISSIPPI

Offenses Known to Law Enforcement

by Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Counties, 2016

[The data shown in this table do not reflect county totals but are the number of offenses reported by the sheriff's office or county police department.]

Metropolitan/ Nonmetropolitan County Violent
crime
Murder and
nonnegligent
manslaughter
Rape
(revised
definition)1
Rape
(legacy
definition)2
Robbery Aggravated
assault
Property
crime
Burglary Larceny-
theft
Motor
vehicle
theft
Arson3
Metropolitan Counties DeSoto 36 1 2 6 27 454 200 238 16 0
Hancock 42 2 0 2 38 590 129 396 65 2
Harrison 59 1 8 10 40 1,016 216 671 129 9
Hinds4 89 2 11 8 68 406 158 181 67
Jackson 114 4 38 15 57 1,426 381 874 171 7
Lamar 96 1 7 9 79 692 270 415 7 0
Madison 24 0 5 4 15 277 95 152 30 4
Marshall 3 0 1 0 2 158 3 145 10 1
Rankin 36 2 3 3 28 622 147 432 43 4
Tunica 34 0 9 7 18 417 93 292 32
Nonmetropolitan Counties Choctaw 3 0 0 0 3 72 29 42 1 1
Claiborne 22 3 4 1 14 73 50 14 9 0
Grenada 9 0 0 3 6 136 54 80 2
Jones 142 1 50 9 82 768 363 405 0 0
Kemper 10 0 0 3 7 58 31 26 1 1
Lauderdale 53 5 15 18 15 604 300 264 40 7
Lincoln 16 0 4 0 12 280 112 150 18 4
Marion 41 2 7 6 26 296 141 128 27 2
Oktibbeha 40 0 7 7 26 385 210 163 12 5
Panola 102 5 0 5 92 790 389 386 15 0
Scott 34 1 1 3 29 188 95 72 21 0
Stone 34 0 6 2 26 168 60 92 16 2
Sunflower 24 0 0 12 12 12 12 0 0 0
Warren 17 1 5 1 10 263 51 182 30 2
Washington 20 0 3 6 11 323 88 223 12 0
  • 1 The figures shown in this column for the offense of rape were reported using the revised Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) definition of rape. See the data declaration for further explanation.
  • 2 The figures shown in this column for the offense of rape were reported using the legacy UCR definition of rape. See the data declaration for further explanation.
  • 3 The FBI does not publish arson data unless it receives data from either the agency or the state for all 12 months of the calendar year.
  • 4 Because of changes in the state/local agency's reporting practices, figures are not comparable to previous years' data.

Data Declaration

Provides the methodology used in constructing this table and other pertinent information about this table.