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Drew County, Arkansas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 3,306 total crimes reported in Drew County, Arkansas (373 of them violent). Of the 413 crimes that take place per year in Drew County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Drew County, Arkansas every 21 hours. This includes 2 murders, 31 rapes, and at least two thousand thefts (including 171 car thefts).

Total Crime in Drew County, Arkansas (2001-2008)

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

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Drew County, Arkansas for 8 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Drew County has risen by 96%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 86%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 8 years in Drew County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit eight hundred for Drew County, Arkansas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Drew County, Arkansas (2001-2008)

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 counties like Drew County, Arkansas (2001-2008)

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

Drew 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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