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Phillips County, Arkansas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 6,701 total crimes reported in Phillips County, Arkansas (1,074 of them violent). Of the 957 crimes that take place per year in Phillips County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Phillips County, Arkansas every 9 hours. This includes 13 murders, 65 rapes, and just about three thousand thefts (including 265 car thefts).

Total Crime in Phillips County, Arkansas (2001-2002, 2004-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000 or 2003, 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 Phillips County, Arkansas for 7 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Phillips County has risen by 50%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 70%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 7 years in Phillips County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit just about two thousand for Phillips County, Arkansas in 2009.

Crime Trends Phillips County, Arkansas (2001-2002, 2004-2008)

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 counties like Phillips County, Arkansas (2001-2002, 2004-2008)

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

Phillips County, Arkansas law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Phillips County conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.