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Helena, Arkansas Crime Statistics

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

Population data are not available for Helena, Arkansas, so we can't show you how Helena ranks against other similar areas at the moment. Nonetheless, you can find crime statistics for other cities in Phillips County, the State of Arkansas, or you can look through the available public records resources by clicking the menu tab above.

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2004 there were 1,124 total crimes reported in Helena, Arkansas (130 of them violent). Of the 375 crimes that take place per year in Helena, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Helena, Arkansas every 23 hours. This includes 3 murders, 7 rapes, and at least four hundred thefts (including 52 car thefts).

Total Crime in Helena, Arkansas (2001-2002, 2004)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007 or 2008, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Helena, Arkansas for 3 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Helena has been reduced by 32%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime improved by 43%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant improvement in crime over these years in Helena.

Crime Trends in Helena, Arkansas (2001-2002, 2004)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Data Information

Helena, 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 2004, because of changes in reporting practices, annexations, and/or incomplete data, figures are not comparable to previous years' data.
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