This webpage contains crime figures for Garland County, Arkansas. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how Garland County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for Garland County, Arkansas, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 1999 and 2008 there were 47,182 total crimes reported in Garland County, Arkansas (3,857 of them violent). Of the 5,898 crimes that occur a year in Garland County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Garland County, Arkansas 17 times a day. This includes 43 murders, 235 rapes, and nearly thirty-two thousand thefts (including 2,550 motor vehicle thefts).
During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Garland County, Arkansas for 8 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Garland County increased by 49 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 60 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 8 years in Garland County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than eight thousand for Garland County, Arkansas in 2009.
Crime Data Information
Garland County, Arkansas law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Garland 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.