U.S. News and World Report ranks Oklahoma 44th in crime and 43rd in public safety. The public safety subcategory evaluates both the violent crime rate and the property crime rate, as measured by the FBI in 2019. The state was ranked 45th in property crime, 37th in violent crime, and 33rd in corrections.
USA.com’s crime index ranks the state 38th.
Oklahoma has a higher rate of violent crime than New York and California.