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Harrisburg, Arkansas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,129 total crimes reported in Harrisburg, Arkansas (62 of them violent). Of the 141 crimes that transpire each year in Harrisburg, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Harrisburg, Arkansas 141 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 7 rapes, and over six hundred thefts (including 96 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Harrisburg, Arkansas (2001-2008)

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

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Harrisburg, Arkansas for 8 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Harrisburg has diminished by 39 per-cent. In the course of the same period, violent crime was relatively constant. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow drop off in crime over the last 8 years in Harrisburg. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to one hundred for Harrisburg, Arkansas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Harrisburg, Arkansas (2001-2008)

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 Harrisburg, Arkansas (2001-2008)

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

Harrisburg, 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, annexations, and/or incomplete data, figures are not comparable to previous years' data.
  • 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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