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Carroll County, Arkansas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 3,390 total crimes reported in Carroll County, Arkansas (256 of them violent). Of the 484 crimes that take place per year in Carroll County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Carroll County, Arkansas every 18 hours. This includes 2 murders, 54 rapes, and at least two thousand thefts (including 203 car thefts).

Total Crime in Carroll County, Arkansas (2001, 2003-2008)

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

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Carroll County, Arkansas for 7 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Carroll County has risen by 89%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 83%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 7 years in Carroll County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit just about nine hundred for Carroll County, Arkansas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Carroll County, Arkansas (2001, 2003-2008)

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 Carroll County, Arkansas (2001, 2003-2008)

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

Carroll 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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