This page contains crime numbers for Lawrence County, Arkansas. You can take a look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime figures over time, and see how Lawrence County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Lawrence County, Arkansas, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,752 total crimes reported in Lawrence County, Arkansas (182 of them violent). Of the 219 crimes that happen every year in Lawrence County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Lawrence County, Arkansas 219 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 10 rapes, and almost one thousand thefts (including 59 auto thefts).
Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Lawrence County, Arkansas for 8 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Lawrence County has lessened by 21%. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 85%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 8 years in Lawrence County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than two hundred for Lawrence County, Arkansas in 2009.
Crime Data Information
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