Missouri Home Security Systems
The crime rate in the state of Missouri is higher than the national average. The violent crime rate in Missouri is higher than the national average by just over 14%, and the nonviolent crime rate, including the rate for burglary, is higher by approximately 33%, according to Missouri.gov and CityRating.com.*
In 2010 there were 43,945 burglaries reported in Missouri, which is pretty much unchanged from the 2009 figure of 43,787. That same year, 14,616 of the burglaries in Missouri occurred between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. The figure for nighttime (6 p.m. to 6 a.m.) burglaries was 11,551, and 8,521 burglaries occurred at unknown times. That means that at least 72% of burglaries in 2010 in Missouri occurred during the daytime.