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Dallas County, Arkansas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 2,035 total crimes reported in Dallas County, Arkansas (311 of them violent). Of the 291 crimes that occur a year in Dallas County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Dallas County, Arkansas 291 times a year. This includes 13 murders, 8 rapes, and more than one thousand thefts (including 94 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Dallas County, Arkansas (2001-2002, 2004-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000 or 2003, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Dallas County, Arkansas for 7 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Dallas County decreased by 19 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 65 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual decrease in crime over the last 7 years in Dallas County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to three hundred for Dallas County, Arkansas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Dallas County, Arkansas (2001-2002, 2004-2008)

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 Dallas County, Arkansas (2001-2002, 2004-2008)

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

Dallas County, Arkansas law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Dallas County conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.