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Calhoun County, Arkansas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2003 and 2008 there were 219 total crimes reported in Calhoun County, Arkansas (24 of them violent). Of the 44 crimes that happen every year in Calhoun County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Calhoun County, Arkansas 44 times a year. This includes 3 murders, 3 rapes, and greater than one hundred thefts (including 16 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Calhoun County, Arkansas (2003, 2005-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 or 2004, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Calhoun County, Arkansas for 5 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Calhoun County has grown by 36%. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 400%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic growth in crime over the last 5 years in Calhoun County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit almost sixty for Calhoun County, Arkansas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Calhoun County, Arkansas (2003, 2005-2008)

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 Calhoun County, Arkansas (2003, 2005-2008)

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

Calhoun 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.
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