The total amount of crime reported in Missouri decreased from 69,498 in 2012 to 66,926 in 2013, a change of 3.7%. Missouri’s population increased from 819,142 to 821,039 over the same period. Home related property crime from 2012-2013 saw a decrease of 1263 cases, with forced entry representing 17.17% of reports.
This data represents a snapshot of reported crime statistics between 2012-2013. It is not indicative of national averages, does not say anything about trends to present day, and is aggregated solely as a means of using values to find points of discussion. Please keep this in mind as you navigate numbers.