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Total crime 2%
Violent crime 42%
Property crime 11%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOlive Branch/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime951n/a (estimate)2,4042,3932,346
Murder3n/a7.610.66.5
Rape8n/a20.238.738.4
Robbery17n/a43.047.873.9
Assault61n/a154.2194.0279.7
Violent crime89n/a (estimate)225291388
Burglary98n/a247.7488.3314.2
Theft666n/a1,683.31,408.31,398.0
Vehicle theft98n/a247.7205.0246.0
Property crime862n/a (estimate)2,1792,1021,958

Key findings

  • Olive Branch crime rates are 2% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Olive Branch are 42% lower than the national average
  • In Olive Branch you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Olive Branch is safer than 39% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Olive Branch has decreased by 5%

Olive Branch crime map

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The Olive Branch crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Olive Branch as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Olive Branch crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Olive Branch (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Olive Branch, MS per 100,000 people. In Olive Branch, the total number of daily crimes is 1.00 times more than the Mississippi average and 1.02 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Olive Branch is 1.29 times less than the Mississippi average and 1.72 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Olive Branch has a daily crime rate that is 1.04 times more than the Mississippi average and 1.11 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Olive Branch (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Olive Branch to every other city in Mississippi, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Olive Branch safe? The gauges above illustrate that Olive Branch is safer than 56% of every city located within Mississippi along with 39% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Mississippi and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Olive Branch, MS is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Olive Branch

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Olive Branch is 1 in 445
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Olive Branch is 1 in 46
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Olive Branch is 1 in 42
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Olive Branch, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 445. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 46 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Olive Branch is 1 in 42.

      Year Over Year Crime In Olive Branch (per 100,000 people)

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Olive Branch, Mississippi (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Olive Branch has decreased by 2%, the amount of property crime in Olive Branch has decreased by 5%, and the total amount of crime in Olive Branch has decreased by 5% year over year.

      Olive Branch police department

      ItemOlive BranchMississippiNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1004,806558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.93.83.3
      There are a total of 100 Olive Branch police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 23.1% less than the Mississippi average and 9.9% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Mississippi

      StateTotal offendersMississippi /100KNational /100K
      Mississippi11,060380266
      There are a total of 11,060 sex offenders in Mississippi. This yields a total of 380 sex offenders in Mississippi per 100,000 residents which is 43% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Bridgetown, MS2,04546330375
      Lynchburg, MS2,19783599681
      Byhalia, MS1,861119862982
      Piperton, TN1,703499721,021
      Hernando, MS15,227669961,061
      Collierville, TN48,0051761,2331,409
      Germantown, TN39,2131071,3521,459
      Olive Branch, MS35,5082252,1792,404

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      East Point, GA35,4771,24312,00513,247
      Martinez, GA35,4763781,8982,277
      Little Elm, TX35,553148381529
      Richmond West, FL35,4593751,7292,104
      Manhattan Beach, CA35,5731312,2282,359
      Olive Branch, MS35,5082252,1792,404
      Source: The Olive Branch, MS crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.