The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in De Soto, MO. These figures on reported criminal activity in De Soto, MO, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in De Soto, MO is 3% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Missouri, and when compared with the national average, is 20% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, De Soto, MO has 57% lower than violent crime rate than Missouri average, while remaining 42% lower than the national average. In property crime, De Soto, MO is 13% higher than the average of Missouri and is 30% higher than the national average.