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Harrison, Arkansas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 5,227 total crimes reported in Harrison, Arkansas (388 of them violent). Of the 581 crimes that transpire each year in Harrison, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Harrison, Arkansas every 15 hours. This includes 1 murder, 75 rapes, and close to four thousand thefts (including 215 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Harrison, Arkansas (1999-2002, 2004-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2003, as there were no data available for that year.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Harrison, Arkansas for 9 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Harrison has climbed by 15 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 70 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow worsening in crime over the last 9 years in Harrison. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over seven hundred for Harrison, Arkansas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Harrison, Arkansas (1999-2002, 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 Harrison, Arkansas (1999-2002, 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

Harrison, Arkansas law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The FBI has noted the following deviations from their data quality guidelines:

  • Complete arson figures for 2000 for Alabama, Arkansas, and Massachusetts were not available.
  • 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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