This page contains crime rates for Pike County, Arkansas. You can look through the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime data over time, and see how Pike County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Pike County, Arkansas, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 2003 and 2008 there were 441 total crimes reported in Pike County, Arkansas (58 of them violent). Of the 74 crimes that take place per year in Pike County, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Pike County, Arkansas 74 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 8 rapes, and at least two hundred thefts (including 14 car thefts).
In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Pike County, Arkansas for 6 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Pike County has risen by 37%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 14%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general rise in crime over the last 6 years in Pike County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit at least eighty for Pike County, Arkansas in 2009.
Crime Data Information
Pike County, 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, annexatioins, and/or incomplete data, figures are not comparable to previous years' data.