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Arkansas County, Arkansas Crime Statistics

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.

Total Crime

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).

Total Crime in Arkansas County, Arkansas (2000-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, as there were no data available for that year.

Crime Trends

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 Trends in Arkansas County, Arkansas (2000-2008)

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 counties like Arkansas County, Arkansas (2000-2008)

Users are warned against reading into ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a given location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or variations in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual chart bars to see crime numbers in these locations.

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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.
For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.

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