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Charleston, Arkansas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2004 and 2008 there were 175 total crimes reported in Charleston, Arkansas (11 of them violent). Of the 35 crimes that happen every year in Charleston, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Charleston, Arkansas 35 times a year.

Total Crime in Charleston, Arkansas (2004-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 or 2003, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Charleston, Arkansas for 5 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Charleston has grown by 10%. During the same interval, violent crime didn't change. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight reduction in crime over the last 5 years in Charleston. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to forty for Charleston, Arkansas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Charleston, Arkansas (2004-2008)

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 cities like Charleston, Arkansas (2004-2008)

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Crime Data Information

Charleston, 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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