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Arkadelphia, Arkansas Crime Statistics

This page contains crime numbers for Arkadelphia, Arkansas. You can take a look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime figures over time, and see how Arkadelphia compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Arkadelphia, Arkansas, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 2,811 total crimes reported in Arkadelphia, Arkansas (262 of them violent). Of the 312 crimes that happen every year in Arkadelphia, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Arkadelphia, Arkansas 312 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 32 rapes, and almost two thousand thefts (including 93 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Arkadelphia, Arkansas (1999-2001, 2003-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2002, as there were no data available for that year.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Arkadelphia, Arkansas for 9 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Arkadelphia has grown by 42%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 87%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic growth in crime over the last 9 years in Arkadelphia. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit almost five hundred for Arkadelphia, Arkansas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Arkadelphia, Arkansas (1999-2001, 2003-2008)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Arkadelphia, Arkansas (1999-2001, 2003-2008)

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Crime Data Information

Arkadelphia, Arkansas law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The FBI has noted the following deviations from their data quality guidelines:

  • Complete arson figures for 2000 for Alabama, Arkansas, and Massachusetts were not available.
  • In 2003, due to changes in reporting practices, annexations, and/or incomplete data, figures are not comparable to previous years' data.
  • In 2004, because of changes in reporting practices, annexations, and/or incomplete data, figures are not comparable to previous years' data.
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