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Ashdown, Arkansas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,234 total crimes reported in Ashdown, Arkansas (102 of them violent). Of the 176 crimes that occur a year in Ashdown, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Ashdown, Arkansas 176 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 9 rapes, and nearly one thousand thefts (including 59 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Ashdown, Arkansas (2001-2002, 2004-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000 or 2003, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Ashdown, Arkansas for 7 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Ashdown increased by 13 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 33 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual increase in crime over the last 7 years in Ashdown. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit nearly two hundred for Ashdown, Arkansas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Ashdown, Arkansas (2001-2002, 2004-2008)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Ashdown, Arkansas (2001-2002, 2004-2008)

Visitors are cautioned against interpreting ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or differences in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual graph bars to see crime figures in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Ashdown, 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 2004, because of changes in reporting practices, annexations, and/or incomplete data, figures are not comparable to previous years' data.
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