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Des Arc, Arkansas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 149 total crimes reported in Des Arc, Arkansas (37 of them violent). Of the 25 crimes that occur a year in Des Arc, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Des Arc, Arkansas 25 times a year.

Total Crime in Des Arc, Arkansas (2001, 2003-2004, 2006-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2002 or 2005, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Des Arc, Arkansas for 6 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Des Arc increased by 45 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 100 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 6 years in Des Arc. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit nearly forty for Des Arc, Arkansas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Des Arc, Arkansas (2001, 2003-2004, 2006-2008)

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 Des Arc, Arkansas (2001, 2003-2004, 2006-2008)

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

Des Arc, 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, 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.
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