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.
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).
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 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.