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Dumas, Arkansas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 2,117 total crimes reported in Dumas, Arkansas (353 of them violent). Of the 265 crimes that occur a year in Dumas, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Dumas, Arkansas 265 times a year. This includes 7 murders, 22 rapes, and more than one thousand thefts (including 82 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Dumas, 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

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Dumas, Arkansas for 8 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Dumas decreased by 59 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 176 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden decrease in crime over the last 8 years in Dumas. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to two hundred for Dumas, Arkansas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Dumas, Arkansas (2001-2008)

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 Dumas, Arkansas (2001-2008)

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Crime Data Information

Dumas, 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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