This page contains crime rates for Franklin County, Arkansas. You can look through the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime data over time, and see how Franklin County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Franklin County, Arkansas, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,413 total crimes reported in Franklin County, Arkansas (161 of them violent). Of the 177 crimes that take place per year in Franklin County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Franklin County, Arkansas 177 times a year. This includes 3 murders, 13 rapes, and just about nine hundred thefts (including 56 car thefts).
In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Franklin County, Arkansas for 8 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Franklin County has risen by 73%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 82%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 8 years in Franklin County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least three hundred for Franklin County, Arkansas in 2009.
Crime Data Information
Franklin County, Arkansas law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Franklin County conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.