This page contains crime numbers for Chicot County, Arkansas. You can take a look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime figures over time, and see how Chicot County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Chicot County, Arkansas, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,711 total crimes reported in Chicot County, Arkansas (343 of them violent). Of the 214 crimes that happen every year in Chicot County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Chicot County, Arkansas 214 times a year. This includes 4 murders, 17 rapes, and almost one thousand thefts (including 80 auto thefts).
Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Chicot County, Arkansas for 8 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Chicot County has lessened by 28%. During the same interval, violent crime didn't change. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic reduction in crime over the last 8 years in Chicot County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to two hundred for Chicot County, Arkansas in 2009.
Crime Data Information
Chicot 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 2008, because of changes in the state/local agency's reporting practices, figures are not comparable to previous years' data.