This webpage contains crime data for Mississippi County, Arkansas. You can look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime rates over time, and see how Mississippi County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records links for Mississippi County, Arkansas, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 1999 and 2008 there were 23,189 total crimes reported in Mississippi County, Arkansas (3,103 of them violent). Of the 2,319 crimes that transpire each year in Mississippi County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Mississippi County, Arkansas every 3 hours. This includes 45 murders, 219 rapes, and over fourteen thousand thefts (including 1,188 automobile thefts).
Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Mississippi County, Arkansas for all 10 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Mississippi County has climbed by 14 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 41 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow worsening in crime over the last 10 years in Mississippi County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit close to three thousand for Mississippi County, Arkansas in 2009.
Crime Data Information
Mississippi 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.