This webpage contains crime figures for Greene County, Arkansas. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how Greene County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for Greene County, Arkansas, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 1999 and 2008 there were 10,508 total crimes reported in Greene County, Arkansas (648 of them violent). Of the 1,314 crimes that occur a year in Greene County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Greene County, Arkansas every 6 hours. This includes 4 murders, 95 rapes, and more than seven thousand thefts (including 693 motor vehicle thefts).
During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Greene County, Arkansas for 8 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Greene County increased by 76 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 81 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 8 years in Greene County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than two thousand for Greene County, Arkansas in 2009.
Crime Data Information
Greene County, 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, annexatioins, and/or incomplete data, figures are not comparable to previous years' data.