This page contains crime rates for Lafayette County, Arkansas. You can look through the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime data over time, and see how Lafayette County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Lafayette County, Arkansas, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 2003 and 2007 there were 94 total crimes reported in Lafayette County, Arkansas (8 of them violent). Of the 47 crimes that take place per year in Lafayette County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Lafayette County, Arkansas 47 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 1 rape, and ten thefts (including 4 car thefts).
In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Lafayette County, Arkansas for 2 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Lafayette County has risen by 55%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 40%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over these years in Lafayette County.
Crime Data Information
Lafayette 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.