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Crime rate in Waveland, Mississippi (MS): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map

 

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 Average (200 - 449)
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 Very high (> 1000)

Crime rates in Waveland by Year

Type

2001

2002

2003

2004

2007

2008

2009

2010

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(29.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(29.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.8)
3
(43.7)
2
(35.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(39.3)
3
(53.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(44.7)
10
(148.4)
3
(44.4)
2
(29.1)
2
(35.3)
2
(27.7)
2
(39.3)
5
(89.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(44.7)
9
(133.6)
3
(44.4)
2
(29.1)
22
(388.1)
9
(124.8)
6
(117.9)
7
(125.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
63
(939.6)
40
(593.7)
65
(961.7)
58
(844.1)
87
(1,534.9)
65
(901.3)
45
(883.9)
72
(1,287.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
301
(4,489.2)
260
(3,859.3)
258
(3,817.1)
304
(4,424.4)
320
(5,645.7)
300
(4,159.7)
285
(5,598.1)
303
(5,418.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
19
(283.4)
16
(237.5)
15
(221.9)
20
(291.1)
26
(458.7)
27
(374.4)
11
(216.1)
10
(178.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 305.6)356.6272.9287.4294.5463.9279.1352.7396.7
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Waveland, Mississippi as of October 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Waveland to the number of sex offenders is 593 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


See how dangerous Waveland, MS is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Waveland:

396.7
Bay St. Louis:

343.4
Pass Christian:

275.2
Long Beach:

109.8
Pearl River:

279.7
Biloxi:

331.8
Gulfport:

340.9
Picayune:

267.3
Slidell:

383.8
Violent crime rate in 2010
Waveland:

153.5
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Waveland:

112.4
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Waveland:

72.7
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Waveland:

235.6
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2004
Waveland:

69.4
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Waveland:

84.7
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Waveland:

134.5
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Waveland:

128.0
U.S. Average:

276.6

Property crime rate in 2010
Waveland:

529.5
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Waveland:

466.4
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Waveland:

423.8
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Waveland:

627.6
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2004
Waveland:

413.6
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Waveland:

397.2
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Waveland:

331.2
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Waveland:

433.8
U.S. Average:

337.2


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Latest news about crime in Waveland, MS collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Murders per 100,000 population

Rapes per 100,000 population

Robberies per 100,000 population

Assaults per 100,000 population

Burglaries per 100,000 population

Thefts per 100,000 population

Auto thefts per 100,000 population

City-data.com crime rate per 100,000 population


Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 26 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.47
Mississippi average:

2.20

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 27 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.11
Mississippi average:

2.02

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 28 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.61
Mississippi average:

2.04

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 20 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.09
Mississippi average:

2.24

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 27 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.66
Mississippi average:

2.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 28 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.87
Mississippi average:

2.19


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Waveland

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents)

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents) - Officers

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents) - Civilians

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Zip codes: 39576.


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