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.
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.
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 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.