Petal Crime Rate Report (Mississippi)

Petal crime statistics report an overall downward trend in crime based on data from 6 years with violent crime decreasing and property crime decreasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Petal for 2014 is expected to be lower than in 2010.

The city violent crime rate for Petal in 2010 was lower than the national violent crime rate average by 95.46% and the city property crime rate in Petal was lower than the national property crime rate average by 63.53%.

In 2010 the city violent crime rate in Petal was lower than the violent crime rate in Mississippi by 93.2% and the city property crime rate in Petal was lower than the property crime rate in Mississippi by 64.06%.
Petal Property Crime vs. State and National Per Capita Petal Violent Crime vs. State and National Per Capita

Petal Crime Statistics
Summary Report

2010 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault1
Arson0
Burglary71
Forcible Rape0
Larceny and Theft39
Motor Vehicle Theft7
Murder and Manslaughter0
Robbery1
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)123
Property Crime117
Violent Crime2
2014 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault3
Arson0
Burglary72
Forcible Rape0
Larceny and Theft0
Motor Vehicle Theft2
Murder and Manslaughter2
Robbery0
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)38
Property Crime32
Violent Crime2

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Petal Property Crime Petal Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Petal Crime 2010 Petal Crime 2014

City versus State versus National Crime Comparison

Petal Property Crime vs. State and National Comparison Petal Violent Crime vs. State and National Comparison
* The source of actual data on this Petal, Mississippi crime rate report is the FBI Report of Offenses Known to Law Enforcement for the corresponding year or years. Arson numbers are reported inconsistently. Zero values may indicate the data was not available. The projected crime rate data displayed above was generated from the trends and crime data available from previous years of actual reported data. In this case, the Petal crime report data for 2014 was projected from 6 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2010.

The FBI cautions the data users against comparing yearly statistical data solely on the basis of their population coverage. The comparisons made herein are thus, only meaningful upon further examination of all variables that affect crime in each reported city, state or other reported jurisdicition.
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