This webpage contains crime figures for Cleveland County, Arkansas. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how Cleveland County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for Cleveland County, Arkansas, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 2004 and 2008 there were 663 total crimes reported in Cleveland County, Arkansas (20 of them violent). Of the 133 crimes that occur a year in Cleveland County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Cleveland County, Arkansas 133 times a year. This includes 2 murders, 2 rapes, and more than three hundred thefts (including 47 motor vehicle thefts).
During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Cleveland County, Arkansas for 5 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Cleveland County increased by 24 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime did not change. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 5 years in Cleveland County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit nearly two hundred for Cleveland County, Arkansas in 2009.
Crime Data Information
Cleveland 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 2004, because of changes in reporting practices, annexations, and/or incomplete data, figures are not comparable to previous years' data.