This webpage contains crime data for Jackson County, Arkansas. You can look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime rates over time, and see how Jackson County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records links for Jackson County, Arkansas, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 2001 and 2008 there were 3,862 total crimes reported in Jackson County, Arkansas (419 of them violent). Of the 483 crimes that transpire each year in Jackson County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Jackson County, Arkansas every 18 hours. This includes 5 murders, 49 rapes, and close to three thousand thefts (including 257 automobile thefts).
Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Jackson County, Arkansas for 8 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Jackson County has climbed by 48 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 53 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 8 years in Jackson County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit close to eight hundred for Jackson County, Arkansas in 2009.
Crime Data Information
Jackson County, 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, annexatioins, and/or incomplete data, figures are not comparable to previous years' data.