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Chicot County, Arkansas Crime Statistics

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.

Total Crime

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).

Total Crime in Chicot County, Arkansas (2001-2008)

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

Crime Trends

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 Trends in Chicot County, Arkansas (2001-2008)

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 Chicot County, Arkansas (2001-2008)

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

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.
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