This page contains crime numbers for Poinsett County, Arkansas. You can take a look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime figures over time, and see how Poinsett County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Poinsett County, Arkansas, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 2001 and 2008 there were 6,867 total crimes reported in Poinsett County, Arkansas (836 of them violent). Of the 858 crimes that happen every year in Poinsett County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Poinsett County, Arkansas every 10 hours. This includes 7 murders, 73 rapes, and almost four thousand thefts (including 278 auto thefts).
Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Poinsett County, Arkansas for 8 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Poinsett County has lessened by 6%. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 7%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 8 years in Poinsett County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit almost nine hundred for Poinsett County, Arkansas in 2009.
Crime Data Information
Poinsett 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 2004, because of changes in reporting practices, annexations, and/or incomplete data, figures are not comparable to previous years' data.