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Cross County, Arkansas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 3,205 total crimes reported in Cross County, Arkansas (383 of them violent). Of the 458 crimes that occur a year in Cross County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Cross County, Arkansas every 19 hours. This includes 4 murders, 37 rapes, and nearly two thousand thefts (including 141 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Cross County, Arkansas (2001, 2003-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000 or 2002, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Cross County, Arkansas for 7 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Cross County increased by 66 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 96 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 7 years in Cross County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit nearly eight hundred for Cross County, Arkansas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Cross County, Arkansas (2001, 2003-2008)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Cross County, Arkansas (2001, 2003-2008)

Visitors are cautioned against interpreting ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or differences in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual graph bars to see crime figures in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Cross 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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