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Boone County, Arkansas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 6,854 total crimes reported in Boone County, Arkansas (610 of them violent). Of the 685 crimes that take place per year in Boone County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Boone County, Arkansas every 12 hours. This includes 7 murders, 98 rapes, and at least four thousand thefts (including 348 car thefts).

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Boone County, Arkansas for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Boone County has risen by 40%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 78%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 10 years in Boone County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least one thousand for Boone County, Arkansas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Boone County, Arkansas (1999-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Boone County, Arkansas (1999-2008)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Boone 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.
  • In 2008, because of changes in the state/local agency's reporting practices, figures are not comparable to previous years' data.
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