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Mountain Home, Arkansas Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime data for Mountain Home, Arkansas. You can look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime rates over time, and see how Mountain Home compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records links for Mountain Home, Arkansas, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 3,998 total crimes reported in Mountain Home, Arkansas (117 of them violent). Of the 400 crimes that transpire each year in Mountain Home, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Mountain Home, Arkansas every 21 hours. This includes 2 murders, 24 rapes, and close to four thousand thefts (including 126 automobile thefts).

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Mountain Home, Arkansas for all 10 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Mountain Home has climbed by 36 per-cent. In the course of the same period, violent crime dropped by 200 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 10 years in Mountain Home. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit close to six hundred for Mountain Home, Arkansas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Mountain Home, Arkansas (1999-2008)

Bear in mind that these graphs show reported crime data and large changes in crime rates can be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Mountain Home, Arkansas (1999-2008)

Individuals are dissuaded against drawing conclusions from ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a particular location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or discrepencies in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual figure bars to see crime data in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Mountain Home, Arkansas law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The FBI has noted the following deviations from their data quality guidelines:

  • Complete arson figures for 2000 for Alabama, Arkansas, and Massachusetts were not available.
  • In 2003, due to changes in reporting practices, annexations, and/or incomplete data, figures are not comparable to previous years' data.
  • In 2004, because of changes in reporting practices, annexations, and/or incomplete data, figures are not comparable to previous years' data.
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