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El Dorado, Arkansas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 14,090 total crimes reported in El Dorado, Arkansas (1,972 of them violent). Of the 1,566 crimes that transpire each year in El Dorado, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in El Dorado, Arkansas every 5 hours. This includes 28 murders, 56 rapes, and close to eight thousand thefts (including 708 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in El Dorado, Arkansas (1999-2002, 2004-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2003, as there were no data available for that year.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in El Dorado, Arkansas for 9 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in El Dorado has diminished by 11 per-cent. In the course of the same period, violent crime dropped by 42 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow drop off in crime over the last 9 years in El Dorado. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to one thousand for El Dorado, Arkansas in 2009.

Crime Trends in El Dorado, Arkansas (1999-2002, 2004-2008)

Bear in mind that these graphs show reported crime data and large changes in crime rates can be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like El Dorado, Arkansas (1999-2002, 2004-2008)

Individuals are dissuaded against drawing conclusions from ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a particular location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or discrepencies in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual figure bars to see crime data in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

El Dorado, Arkansas law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The FBI has noted the following deviations from their data quality guidelines:

  • Complete arson figures for 2000 for Alabama, Arkansas, and Massachusetts were not available.
  • 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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