Crime in Mysore, India

Crime rates in Mysore, India

Level of crime
44.86 Moderate
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
55.83 Moderate
Worries home broken and things stolen
44.99 Moderate
Worries being mugged or robbed
49.60 Moderate
Worries car stolen
41.70 Moderate
Worries things from car stolen
41.94 Moderate
Worries attacked
44.86 Moderate
Worries being insulted
45.71 Moderate
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion
39.29 Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs
43.57 Moderate
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
47.35 Moderate
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
46.10 Moderate
Problem corruption and bribery
61.11 High

Safety in Mysore, India

Safety walking alone during daylight
66.05 High
Safety walking alone during night
49.60 Moderate

Contributors: 38

Last update: November 2020

These data are based on perceptions of visitors of this website in the past 3 years.

If the value is 0, it means it is perceived as very low, and if the value is 100, it means it is perceived as very high.

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9 Comments so far
R Manjunath on Oct 11, 2020:
As many others have correctly mentioned, the problem in Mysuru is that most violent crimes are not getting reported. Most of the people in Mysuru are afraid to approach the police and even doctors.
Hence most cases related to murder, gangrape, extortion and theft go unreported in Mysuru and also in Hubballi-Dharwad, Belagavi and Davangere.
Although crimes are very high in Mysuru, people here are very scared of the Police. The Media also hides the actual crime details.
Even for Covid-19 cases, most of the people take treatment at home. Most of the positive infections and deaths aren't recorded in Mysuru. The simple reason is again people are afraid of approaching the doctors, hospitals and healthcare. The doctors in Mysuru don't diagnose correctly and are very rude to the patients. Healthcare facilities are very bad here.
I am a Mysurean and have been living here for more than 40 years. I know this place very well. There is absolutely no trust between the police, common people and the doctors in Mysuru.
Mahesh on Oct 08, 2020:
Mysore has plenty of crime, but most of the crimes don't get reported here. This rightly mentioned by other commenters here. Being a Mysore localite, I am aware of the situation here. Mysore district also has low literacy rate than most other districts of Karnataka.
Mysore is notorious for many chain-snatching incidents, and women are the innocent victims.
I am an eye-witness to some of these chain snatching incidents that have happened in Mysore. The armed robbers come in bikes without any license numbers. They are unregistered bikes.
Raman on Sep 26, 2020:
In Mysuru, most of the crimes do not get reported. Being a native of Mysuru, I know this fact. Also the 10 lane Mysuru-Bengaluru expressway will reduce the travel time to just 1.5 hours. With increased connectivity to Bengaluru, the crimes in Mysuru will certainly increase further.
Maithri on Jul 11, 2020:
I feel that Mysore much more safer than Bangalore. The people in Mysore are also much more helpful than Bangalore. Mysore is decent and has a long history, while Bangalore does not.
And one more thing, Mysore has many vegetarians and Mysore is a vegan-friendly, yoga-friendly city.
But I did not like the Bangalore-based Kannada media. They over-sensationalize the news stories and shout unnecessarily for no reason. We Mysoreans prefer a much more calm, relaxed softer version of Kannada media, unlike Bangalore based news channels.
Selvaraj on Jun 30, 2020:
Mysore is a very safe place. I am from Coimbatore and I have settled in Mysore since 8 years.
Mysore is an excellent place and the people here are very helpful and decent. The cost of living is very beneficial.
Lots of greenery is found along the Mysore-Hunsur-Periyapatna highway. It is very serene and beautiful.
Siddharth on May 19, 2020:
Mysore is a safe place. It is a good place to retire. It is a peaceful and calm city.
I am living here since the past 23 years.
I like Mysore very much.
Vadiraj C S on Feb 14, 2020:
Reporting of crime never happens in Mysore, Hubli and Belgaum. In Karnataka crimes are only reported at Mangaluru and Bengaluru.
Mysore has now become a paradise for mentally challenged people from Bengaluru to permanently settle down. This Bengaluru-Mysuru expressway will make the road journey only 1 and half hours.
My name is Vadiraj C S and I am a mentally challenged person. I suffer from severe Schizophrenia. The treatment in Mysore mental hospital is much cheaper than Bangalore hospitals like NIMHANS.
I like Mysore very much.
Pasha A on Feb 01, 2020:
Absolutely right, Mr. Mithun. In Karnataka, crimes only get reported at Mangaluru and Bengaluru. Absolutely no crime gets reported in Mysuru or Central Karnataka or North Karnataka. The media is not bothered about reporting crimes in Mysuru. The Mysuru people never report any crime to the police. As you correctly said, the Mysuru people don't trust the police at all.
Mithun Singh on Nov 16, 2019:
Crimes don't even get reported in Mysore. This is because of
1. Low literacy rate of Mysore and surrounding districts.
2. People of Mysore don't trust the Police. The Mysore Police is highly corrupt. Criminals are more law abiding and better than the Police in Mysore.
3. Very less penetration of the Media in Mysore. News outlets such as Times of India, Deccan Herald, The Hindu and Indian Express do not publish local Mysore editions.
News reporting and Freedom of Press is extremely low in Mysore.