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Johnson County, Arkansas Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime figures for Johnson County, Arkansas. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how Johnson County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for Johnson County, Arkansas, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2004 and 2008 there were 1,657 total crimes reported in Johnson County, Arkansas (82 of them violent). Of the 552 crimes that occur a year in Johnson County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Johnson County, Arkansas every 15 hours.

Total Crime in Johnson County, Arkansas (2004, 2007-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005 or 2006, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Johnson County, Arkansas for 3 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Johnson County increased by 29 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 86 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 3 years in Johnson County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit nearly seven hundred for Johnson County, Arkansas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Johnson County, Arkansas (2004, 2007-2008)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Johnson County, Arkansas (2004, 2007-2008)

Visitors are cautioned against interpreting ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or differences in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual graph bars to see crime figures in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Johnson 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 2008, because of changes in the state/local agency's reporting practices, figures are not comparable to previous years' data.
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