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Conway, Arkansas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 24,536 total crimes reported in Conway, Arkansas (1,281 of them violent). Of the 2,454 crimes that take place per year in Conway, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Conway, Arkansas every 3 hours. This includes 13 murders, 263 rapes, and just about twenty thousand thefts (including 1,166 car thefts).

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Conway, Arkansas for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Conway has risen by 39%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 62%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general rise in crime over the last 10 years in Conway. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least three thousand for Conway, Arkansas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Conway, Arkansas (1999-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Conway, Arkansas (1999-2008)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Conway, Arkansas law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The FBI has noted the following deviations from their data quality guidelines:

  • Complete arson figures for 2000 for Alabama, Arkansas, and Massachusetts were not available.
  • In 2003, due to changes in reporting practices, annexations, and/or incomplete data, figures are not comparable to previous years' data.
  • In 2004, because of changes in reporting practices, annexations, and/or incomplete data, figures are not comparable to previous years' data.
  • 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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