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Hot Spring County, Arkansas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2000 and 2007 there were 1,664 total crimes reported in Hot Spring County, Arkansas (246 of them violent). Of the 416 crimes that transpire each year in Hot Spring County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Hot Spring County, Arkansas every 21 hours. This includes 2 murders, 22 rapes, and close to one thousand thefts (including 95 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Hot Spring County, Arkansas (2000-2001, 2005, 2007)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006 or 2008, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Hot Spring County, Arkansas for 4 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Hot Spring County has diminished by 3831 per-cent. In the course of the same period, violent crime dropped by 4150 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid drop off in crime over these years in Hot Spring County.

Crime Trends Hot Spring County, Arkansas (2000-2001, 2005, 2007)

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 counties like Hot Spring County, Arkansas (2000-2001, 2005, 2007)

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

Hot Spring County, Arkansas law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Hot Spring County conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.