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Total crime 59%
Violent crime 76%
Property crime 57%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePrentiss/100k peopleMississippi/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,046 (estimate)2,6372,580
Murdern/an/an/a5.75.0
Rapen/an/an/a18.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a53.486.2
Assaultn/an/an/a157.2246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)93 (estimate)234381
Burglaryn/an/an/a697.8376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,561.21,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a144.0228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)953 (estimate)2,4032,200

Key findings

  • Prentiss crime rates are 59% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Prentiss are 76% lower than the national average
  • In Prentiss you have a 1 in 96 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Prentiss is safer than 77% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Prentiss has decreased by 14%

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The Prentiss crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Prentiss 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 Prentiss crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Prentiss (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Prentiss

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Prentiss is 1 in 1078
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Prentiss is 1 in 105
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Prentiss is 1 in 96

      Year Over Year Crime In Prentiss (per 100,000 people)

      Prentiss police department

      ItemPrentissMississippiNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a4,806558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.83.3

      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
      Monticello, MS1,365899131,002
      Mount Olive, MS1,0031091,1171,226
      New Hebron, MS5662732,7983,071
      Silver Creek, MS1852872,9423,229
      Bassfield, MS3162902,9773,267
      Prentiss, MS1,370939531,046

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Berrien Springs, MI1,370184676860
      Pleasant Valley, NY1,370141579719
      Kalida, OH1,37060464523
      Marmet, WV1,3701431,6461,790
      Coon Rapids, IA1,371111753864
      Prentiss, MS1,370939531,046
      Source: The Prentiss, MS crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.