When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Petal, MS. All reported Petal, MS crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Petal, MS overall crime rate is 74% lower than in comparison to the Mississippi average; and is also 72% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Petal, MS, the rate is 93% lower than compared to the Mississippi average, and 95% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Petal, MS comes in at 72% lower than to the average seen in Mississippi, and 69% lower than the overall national average.