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Columbia County, Arkansas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 7,795 total crimes reported in Columbia County, Arkansas (1,262 of them violent). Of the 780 crimes that happen every year in Columbia County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Columbia County, Arkansas every 11 hours. This includes 8 murders, 50 rapes, and greater than four thousand thefts (including 353 auto thefts).

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Columbia County, Arkansas for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Columbia County has grown by 11%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 6%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 10 years in Columbia County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit almost nine hundred for Columbia County, Arkansas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Columbia County, Arkansas (1999-2008)

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 Columbia County, Arkansas (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

Columbia 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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