This page contains crime numbers for Arkansas County, Arkansas. You can take a look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime figures over time, and see how Arkansas County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Arkansas County, Arkansas, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 2000 and 2008 there were 4,899 total crimes reported in Arkansas County, Arkansas (490 of them violent). Of the 544 crimes that happen every year in Arkansas County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Arkansas County, Arkansas every 16 hours. This includes 7 murders, 27 rapes, and greater than three thousand thefts (including 173 auto thefts).
Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Arkansas County, Arkansas for 9 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Arkansas County has grown by 49%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 38%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic growth in crime over the last 9 years in Arkansas County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit almost one thousand for Arkansas County, Arkansas in 2009.
Crime Data Information
Arkansas County, Arkansas law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The FBI has noted the following deviations from their data quality guidelines:
- In 2003, due to changes in reporting practices, annexatioins, and/or incomplete data, figures are not comparable to previous years' data.