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Osceola, Arkansas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2002 and 2008 there were 3,648 total crimes reported in Osceola, Arkansas (799 of them violent). Of the 521 crimes that take place per year in Osceola, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Osceola, Arkansas every 16 hours. This includes 7 murders, 52 rapes, and just about two thousand thefts (including 129 car thefts).

Total Crime in Osceola, Arkansas (2002-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000 or 2001, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Osceola, Arkansas for 7 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Osceola has risen by 19%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 61%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general rise in crime over the last 7 years in Osceola. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least six hundred for Osceola, Arkansas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Osceola, Arkansas (2002-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Osceola, Arkansas (2002-2008)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Osceola, 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, 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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