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Criminal statistics for the state of Mississippi

Total Crime - In 2006, Mississippi had a Total Crime Index of 3506.4 incidents per 100,000 individuals. This figure was down 1.4% from the previous year in 2005. The Total Crime Index was up 14.5% since 1984, but down 27.6% since 1994 Mississippi's Total Crime Index has changed slightly during the past 25 years, growing slightly.
Violent Crime - Mississippi had a Violent Crime Index of 298.6 reported incidents per 100,000 people in 2006. This number was up 6.7% from 2005. The Violent Crime Index was up 10.6% since 1987, but down 40.7% since 1995. Mississippi's Violent Crime Index has changed slightly during the past twenty five years, declining slightly.
Property Crime - Mississippi's 2006 Property Crime Index was 3208.8 reported incidents per one hundred thousand people. This figure was down 2% from the prior year. The Property Crime Index was up 15.5% since 1984, but down 26.2% since 1994. Mississippi's Property Crime Index has changed slightly during the past twenty five years, increasing slightly.
Murder Rate - The 2006 Mississippi Murder Rate was 7.7 reported incidents per one hundred thousand individuals. This figure was up 4% from the previous year, 2005. Mississippi's Murder Rate has been declining during the past 25 years.
Forced Rape - In 2006, Mississippi's Forcible Rape Index was 34.4 reported incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was down 12.7% from the previous year, 2005. The Forcible Rape Index was up 44.5% since 1983, but down 25.8% since 1991. Mississippi's Forcible Rape Index has been growing during the past 25 years.
Robbery - The Robbery Index in 2006 for Mississippi was 107.1 incidents per 100,000 individuals. This figure was up 29.5% from the previous year in 2005. The Robbery Index was up 87.8% since 1987, but down 34.1% since 1994. Mississippi's Robbery Index has drastically increased during the past twenty five years.
Aggravated Assault - Mississippi's Aggravated Assault Index in 2006 was 149.5 reported incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was down 0.4% from the previous year in 2005. The Aggravated Assault Index was down 12.7% since 1985 and down from a 25 year high in 1999, down 54.3%. Mississippi's Aggravated Assault Index has been steadily declining during the past 25 years.
Burglary - In 2006, Mississippi had a Burglary Index of 935.9 incidents per hundred thousand individuals. This figure was up 1.3% from the previous year, 2005. The Burglary Index was up 5.8% since 1999, but down 29.8% since 1991. Mississippi's Burglary Index has been slowly dropping during the past 25 years.
Larceny Theft - The 2006 Larceny Theft Index of Mississippi was 1986.1 incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was down 5.2% from the previous year, 2005. The Larceny Theft Index was up 20.1% since 1984, but down 30.7% since 2000. Mississippi's Larceny Theft Index has slowly been increasing during the past 25 years.
Motor Vehicle Theft - The Motor Vehicle Theft Index in 2006 for Mississippi was 286.8 reported incidents per 100,000 people. This figure was down 5.2% from the previous year in 2005. The Motor Vehicle Theft Index was up 101.8% since 1983, but down 29.2% since 1994. Mississippi's Motor Vehicle Theft Index has drastically increased during the past 25 years.