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Heber Springs, Arkansas Crime Statistics

This page contains crime numbers for Heber Springs, Arkansas. You can take a look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime figures over time, and see how Heber Springs compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Heber Springs, Arkansas, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2003 and 2008 there were 1,381 total crimes reported in Heber Springs, Arkansas (80 of them violent). Of the 276 crimes that happen every year in Heber Springs, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Heber Springs, Arkansas 276 times a year.

Total Crime in Heber Springs, Arkansas (2003-2004, 2006-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002 or 2005, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Heber Springs, Arkansas for 5 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Heber Springs has grown by 61%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 38%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic growth in crime over the last 5 years in Heber Springs. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than four hundred for Heber Springs, Arkansas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Heber Springs, Arkansas (2003-2004, 2006-2008)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Heber Springs, Arkansas (2003-2004, 2006-2008)

Users are warned against reading into ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a given location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or variations in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual chart bars to see crime numbers in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Heber Springs, 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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