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Fordyce, Arkansas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,706 total crimes reported in Fordyce, Arkansas (259 of them violent). Of the 244 crimes that transpire each year in Fordyce, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Fordyce, Arkansas 244 times a year. This includes 10 murders, 6 rapes, and over nine hundred thefts (including 81 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Fordyce, Arkansas (2001-2002, 2004-2008)

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

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Fordyce, Arkansas for 7 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Fordyce has diminished by 71 per-cent. In the course of the same period, violent crime dropped by 113 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid drop off in crime over the last 7 years in Fordyce. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to two hundred for Fordyce, Arkansas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Fordyce, Arkansas (2001-2002, 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 Fordyce, Arkansas (2001-2002, 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

Fordyce, 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 2004, because of changes in reporting practices, annexations, and/or incomplete data, figures are not comparable to previous years' data.
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