This webpage contains crime data for Baxter County, Arkansas. You can look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime rates over time, and see how Baxter County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records links for Baxter County, Arkansas, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 1999 and 2008 there were 6,753 total crimes reported in Baxter County, Arkansas (286 of them violent). Of the 675 crimes that transpire each year in Baxter County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Baxter County, Arkansas every 12 hours. This includes 6 murders, 41 rapes, and close to six thousand thefts (including 266 automobile thefts).
Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Baxter County, Arkansas for all 10 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Baxter County has climbed by 74 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 74 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 10 years in Baxter County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over one thousand for Baxter County, Arkansas in 2009.
Crime Data Information
Baxter County, Arkansas law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Baxter County conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.