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Hattiesburg, MS Crime Reports & Statistics


Neighborhood Crime Statistics For Hattiesburg, Mississippi


Population: 52,716 in 2009

Hattiesburg, MS Map
The Hattiesburg, MS crime report and city information below can give residents and potential residents incite on their local area and surroundings. This information that was collected and published on this site is from the participation of over 17,000 law enforcement agencies across the United States. These statistics are collected and published by the FBI on an annual basis for special studies and reports, on the cities in the United States. *
Hattiesburg, MS Crime Categories
Hattiesburg Law Enforcement
Hattiesburg Violent Crimes
Hattiesburg Forcible Rapes
Hattiesburg Murders
Hattiesburg Robbery
Hattiesburg Aggravated Assaults
Hattiesburg Property Crimes
Hattiesburg Burglary
Hattiesburg Larceny
Hattiesburg Motor Vehicle
Hattiesburg Arson
Hattiesburg, MS Law Enforcement Statistics
Law Enforcement officers are individuals who ordinarily carry a firearm and a badge, have full arrest powers, and are paid from governmental funds set aside specifically for sworn law enforcement representatives. (UCR Definition)
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Law Enforcement - Hattiesburg, MS
Year
2009
Total Employees
192
Officers
121
Civilians
71
Year
2008
Total Employees
236
Officers
134
Civilians
102
Year
2007
Total Employees
194
Officers
124
Civilians
70
Year
2006
Total Employees
164
Officers
96
Civilians
68
Hattiesburg, MS Violent Crime Statistics
In 2009, Hattiesburg, Mississippi law enforcement had 136 violent crimes reported. With a population of 52,716 in 2009, there were 25.8 occurrences of violent crimes per 10k persons in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The total known offenses in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 226, 234 and , respectively .

Violent crime is composed of four offenses: forcible rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, aggravated assault, and robbery. Violent crimes involve force or threat of force. (UCR Definition)
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Violent Crimes - Hattiesburg, MS
Year
2009
Population
52,716
Occurrences
136
Occurrences (per 10k)
25.8
Year
2007
Population
48,384
Occurrences
234
Occurrences (per 10k)
48.4
Year
2006
Population
47,006
Occurrences
226
Occurrences (per 10k)
48.1
Hattiesburg, MS Forceable Rape Crime Statistics
In 2009, Hattiesburg, Mississippi had 3.6 occurrences of forcible rape per 10k persons in a population of 52,716 in 2009. The total known offenses of forcible rape in Hattiesburg in 2009 was 19. There were 18 known offenses in 2006, 21 in 2007, and in 2008.

Forcible rape is the carnal knowledge of a female forcibly and against her will. Rapes by force and attempts or assaults to rape regardless of the age of the victim are included. Statutory offenses (no force used--victim under age of consent) are excluded. (UCR Definition)
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Forcible Rape - Hattiesburg, MS
Year
2009
Population
52,716
Occurrences
19
Occurrences (per 10k)
3.6
Year
2007
Population
48,384
Occurrences
21
Occurrences (per 10k)
4.3
Year
2006
Population
47,006
Occurrences
18
Occurrences (per 10k)
3.8
Hattiesburg, MS Murder Statistics
Hattiesburg, Mississippi had 5 murders in 2009. With a total population of 52716 in 2009, there were 0.9 occurrences of murder per 10k persons in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The murder rates in Hattiesburg, Mississippi in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 10, 2 and , respectively.

Murder and non-negligent manslaughter is the willful (non-negligent) killing of one human being by another. (UCR Definition)
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Murder - Hattiesburg, MS
Year
2009
Population
52,716
Occurrences
5
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.9
Year
2007
Population
48,384
Occurrences
2
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.4
Year
2006
Population
47,006
Occurrences
10
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.1
Hattiesburg, MS Aggravated Assault Statistics
The total known offenses of aggravated assault in Hattiesburg, Mississippi in 2009 was 46. Hattiesburg had 8.7 occurrences of aggravated assault per 10k persons in a population of 52,716 in 2009. In Hattiesburg there were 73 offenses in 2006, 76 in 2007, and in 2008.

Aggravated assault is an unlawful attack by one person upon another for the purpose of inflicting severe or aggravated bodily injury. The Program further specifies that this type of assault is usually accompanied by the use of a weapon or by other means likely to produce death or great bodily harm. Attempted aggravated assault that involves the display of--or threat to use--a gun, knife, or other weapon is included in this crime category because serious personal injury would likely result if the assault were completed. When aggravated assault and larceny-theft occur together, the offense falls under the category of robbery. (UCR Definition)
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Assault - Hattiesburg, MS
Year
2009
Population
52,716
Occurrences
46
Occurrences (per 10k)
8.7
Year
2007
Population
48,384
Occurrences
76
Occurrences (per 10k)
15.7
Year
2006
Population
47,006
Occurrences
73
Occurrences (per 10k)
15.5
Hattiesburg, MS Robbery Statistics
In 2009, Hattiesburg, Mississippi had 66 occurrences of robberies reported to the police. With 52,716 in 2009 people living in Hattiesburg, in 2009 there were 12.5 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on statistics from the FBI, there were 125 robberies in 2006, 135 in 2007 and in 2008.

Robbery is the taking or attempting to take anything of value from the care, custody, or control of a person or persons by force or threat of force or violence and/or by putting the victim in fear. (UCR Definition)
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Robbery - Hattiesburg, MS
Year
2009
Population
52,716
Occurrences
66
Occurrences (per 10k)
12.5
Year
2007
Population
48,384
Occurrences
135
Occurrences (per 10k)
27.9
Year
2006
Population
47,006
Occurrences
125
Occurrences (per 10k)
26.6
Hattiesburg, MS Property Crime Statistics
A property crime includes burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft and arson. In 2009, Hattiesburg, Mississippi had 2408 property crimes. The population in 2009 for Hattiesburg was 52,716 in 2009; the number of violent crimes per 10k persons was 456.8. Looking back at the previous three years in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, you will see that there were 2777 property crimes in 2006, 2588 in 2007 and in 2008.

A property crime includes the offenses of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson. The object of the theft-type offenses is the taking of money or property, but there is no force or threat of force against the victims. The property crime category includes arson because the offense involves the destruction of property; however, arson victims may be subjected to force. Because of limited participation and varying collection procedures by local agencies, only limited data are available for arson. Arson statistics are included in trend, clearance, and arrest tables throughout Crime in the United States, but they are not included in any estimated volume data. The arson section in this report provides more information on that offense. (UCR Definition)
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Property Crime - Hattiesburg, MS
Year
2009
Population
52,716
Occurrences
2,408
Occurrences (per 10k)
456.8
Year
2007
Population
48,384
Occurrences
2,588
Occurrences (per 10k)
534.9
Year
2006
Population
47,006
Occurrences
2,777
Occurrences (per 10k)
590.8
Hattiesburg, MS Burglary Statistics
The total known offenses of burglary in Hattiesburg, Mississippi in 2009 was 460. Burglary is part of the violent crimes category. Based on the known offenses and its population of 52,716 in 2009 in 2009, Hattiesburg, Mississippi had 87.3 occurrences of burglary per 10k persons. In Hattiesburg there were 816 burglary offenses in 2006, 596 in 2007, and in 2008.

Burglary is defined in the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program as the unlawful entry of a structure to commit a felony or theft. The use of force to gain entry is not required to classify an offense as a burglary. Burglary in the UCR program is categorized into three sub classifications: forcible entry, unlawful entry where no force is used, and attempted forcible entry. (UCR Definition)

Did you know that a burglary occurs in the United States every 15 seconds? In 2008, there were 2.4 billion burglaries in just the U.S.A! Property loss due to burglary totaled $4.3 billion in 2008, with an average loss of $1,991 per occurrence. You may qualify for a FREE home security system; simply fill out the form on the top of this page to get a free, no-obligation quote and protect yourself from being part of these statistics.
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Burglary - Hattiesburg, MS
Year
2009
Population
52,716
Occurrences
460
Occurrences (per 10k)
87.3
Year
2007
Population
48,384
Occurrences
596
Occurrences (per 10k)
123.2
Year
2006
Population
47,006
Occurrences
816
Occurrences (per 10k)
173.6
Hattiesburg, MS Larceny Statistics
Hattiesburg, Mississippi had 1857 offenses of larceny-theft reported to the police in 2009. With 52,716 in 2009 people living in Hattiesburg that year, there were 352.3 occurrences per 10k persons. Based on the statistics from the FBI, there were 1694 larceny-thefts in 2006, 1821 in 2007 and in 2008.

Larceny-theft (except motor vehicle theft) is the unlawful taking, carrying, leading, or riding away of property from the possession or constructive possession of another. Examples are thefts of bicycles or automobile accessories, shoplifting, pocket-picking, or the stealing of any property or article which is not taken by force and violence or by fraud. Attempted larcenies are included. Embezzlement, confidence games, forgery, worthless checks, etc., are excluded. (UCR Definition)
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Larceny - Hattiesburg, MS
Year
2009
Population
52,716
Occurrences
1,857
Occurrences (per 10k)
352.3
Year
2007
Population
48,384
Occurrences
1,821
Occurrences (per 10k)
376.4
Year
2006
Population
47,006
Occurrences
1,694
Occurrences (per 10k)
360.4
Hattiesburg, MS Motor Vehicle Crime Statistics
In 2009, Hattiesburg, Mississippi law enforcement had 91 motor vehicle thefts reported. With a population of 52,716 in 2009 in Hattiesburg, there were 17.3 occurrences of motor vehicle theft per 10k persons. The total known offenses by law enforcement of this kind in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 267, 171 and , respectively.

Motor vehicle theft is the theft or attempted theft of a motor vehicle. The offense includes the stealing of automobiles, trucks, buses, motorcycles, snowmobiles, etc. The taking of a motor vehicle for temporary use by persons having lawful access is excluded from this definition. (UCR Definition)
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Motor Vehicle Crime - Hattiesburg, MS
Year
2009
Population
52,716
Occurrences
91
Occurrences (per 10k)
17.3
Year
2007
Population
48,384
Occurrences
171
Occurrences (per 10k)
35.3
Year
2006
Population
47,006
Occurrences
267
Occurrences (per 10k)
56.8
Hattiesburg, MS Arson Statistics
The total known offenses of arson in Hattiesburg in 2009 was 4. Hattiesburg, Mississippi had 0.8 occurrences of arson per 10k persons in a population of 52,716 in 2009. In Hattiesburg, Mississippi, the known offenses of arson were 20 in 2006, 16 in 2007, and in 2008.

Arson is any willful or malicious burning or attempt to burn, with or without intent to defraud, a dwelling house, public building, motor vehicle or aircraft, personal property of another, etc. (UCR Definition)
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Arson - Hattiesburg, MS
Year
2009
Population
52,716
Occurrences
4
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.8
Year
2007
Population
48,384
Occurrences
16
Occurrences (per 10k)
3.3
Year
2006
Population
47,006
Occurrences
20
Occurrences (per 10k)
4.3
*Disclaimer: Each year when the FBI crime statistics are published, we compile the rankings of cities and countries on our website. These rough rankings provide no insight into the numerous variables that mold crime in a particular town, city, county, state, or region. Because of this, these numbers sometimes lead to simplistic and/or incomplete analyses that often create misleading perceptions adversely affecting communities and their residents. SecurityGuide.com is not responsible for the accuracy or incompleteness of these figures.
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