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Ozark, Arkansas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 726 total crimes reported in Ozark, Arkansas (105 of them violent). Of the 91 crimes that take place per year in Ozark, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Ozark, Arkansas 91 times a year. This includes 3 murders, 10 rapes, and just about five hundred thefts (including 28 car thefts).

Total Crime in Ozark, Arkansas (2001-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999 or 2000, 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 Ozark, Arkansas for 8 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Ozark has risen by 15%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 58%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general improvement in crime over the last 8 years in Ozark. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to eighty for Ozark, Arkansas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Ozark, Arkansas (2001-2008)

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 Ozark, Arkansas (2001-2008)

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

Ozark, 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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