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Decatur, Arkansas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2005 and 2008 there were 96 total crimes reported in Decatur, Arkansas (14 of them violent). Of the 24 crimes that occur a year in Decatur, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Decatur, Arkansas 24 times a year.

Total Crime in Decatur, Arkansas (2005-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 or 2004, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Decatur, Arkansas for 4 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Decatur increased by 23 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 50 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual decrease in crime over the last 4 years in Decatur. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to twenty for Decatur, Arkansas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Decatur, Arkansas (2005-2008)

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 cities like Decatur, Arkansas (2005-2008)

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

Decatur, Arkansas law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Decatur 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.

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