PORT ARTHUR, TX | Crime Rates

PORT ARTHUR is a Region located in TX (Jefferson County), and has a population of 55,481. This region is policed by PORT ARTHUR POLICE DEPARTMENT.

PORT ARTHUR has an overall crime rate of 6,396.78 per 100,000 residents. This is one of the most dangerous regions in the United States. This means that your chances of becoming a victim of any type of crime in PORT ARTHUR is 1 in 16 if you reside there for a year.

Below are its crime rates and policing statistics according to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports (UCR). For more specific crime statistics (NIBRS) for many US cities & counties, see Offense Statistics.

Crime Rates

Crime PORT ARTHUR (per 100,000) Nation-wide (per 100,000)
Crime Rate (Overall) 6,396.78 4,506.21
Murder Rate 16.22 5.70
Robbery Rate 353.27 148.30
Rape Rate 84.71 30.60
Assault Rate 1,822.25 644.08
Burglary Rate 1,346.41 726.10
Forced Entry Rate 1,007.55 417.29
Larceny Rate 2,307.10 2,185.40
Auto Theft Rate 465.02 362.07

Policing Statistics

Type PORT ARTHUR Nation-Wide
Overall Clearance Rate 20.95% 28.23%
Homicide Clearance Rate 36.99% 56.15%
Assault Clearance Rate 35.07% 52.13%
Rape Clearance Rate 21.25% 38.34%
Robbery Clearance Rate 16.98% 23.18%
Burglary Clearance Rate 7.58% 11.77%
Larceny Clearance Rate 15.30% 17.45%
Auto Theft Clearance Rate 34.84% 11.95%

Sex Offenders

Total Sex Offenders 134 728,400
Sex Offenders Per Capita 241.52 238.8
Texas Sex Offender Registry https://records.txdp...
Data estimated from arrests & clearances from a sample from the Uniform Crime Reports, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Department of Justice. Washington, D.C. 2007. If missing data exist, these figures will tend to underestimate the true figures. Insideprison.com is not responsible for the currency or accuracy of this data.

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Crime Statistics News

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Crime Surge? Look At The Blood, Well-Told Half-Truths And Statistics Again
Wednesday, October 07, 2015
The New York Times piece cites “…at least 35 of the nation’s cities (are) reporting increases in murders, violent crimes or both.” But the story fails to mention how many cities were considered in the study, nor how many cities are seeing drop in murders and violent crimes.

Gun Laws, Deaths and Crimes
Sunday, October 04, 2015
In looking solely at the numbers of gun deaths and gun crimes, the data back up Obama, not Fiorina. But both politicians imply a causation that’s impossible to prove — that gun control laws lead to fewer or greater gun crimes or gun deaths.

FIVE NEW ORLEANS DETECTIVES IGNORED HUNDREDS OF REPORTED SEX CRIMES -- Only 14 percent of sexual assault reports found to have records of follow-ups
Saturday, November 15, 2014
On Wednesday, the New Orleans inspector general released a damning report on the city police’s treatment of sexual assault cases. The New York Times reported that, according to the findings, hundreds of reported sexual assault cases were not pursued by the five NOPD detective charged with the task. Only 14 percent of sexual assault reports were found to have records of follow-ups over a three year period.

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