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Pottsville, Arkansas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2002 and 2008 there were 219 total crimes reported in Pottsville, Arkansas (45 of them violent). Of the 44 crimes that happen every year in Pottsville, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Pottsville, Arkansas 44 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 3 rapes, and eighty thefts (including 14 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Pottsville, Arkansas (2002, 2004, 2006-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003 or 2005, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Pottsville, Arkansas for 5 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Pottsville has grown by 75%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 77%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic growth in crime over the last 5 years in Pottsville. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than seventy for Pottsville, Arkansas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Pottsville, Arkansas (2002, 2004, 2006-2008)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Pottsville, Arkansas (2002, 2004, 2006-2008)

Users are warned against reading into ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a given location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or variations in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual chart bars to see crime numbers in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Pottsville, 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.
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