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Prescott, Arkansas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 663 total crimes reported in Prescott, Arkansas (127 of them violent). Of the 111 crimes that take place per year in Prescott, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Prescott, Arkansas 111 times a year.

Total Crime in Prescott, Arkansas (2001, 2003, 2005-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000, 2002 or 2004, 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 Prescott, Arkansas for 6 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Prescott has risen by 45%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime improved by 33%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant rise in crime over the last 6 years in Prescott. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit just about two hundred for Prescott, Arkansas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Prescott, Arkansas (2001, 2003, 2005-2008)

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 cities like Prescott, Arkansas (2001, 2003, 2005-2008)

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

Prescott, 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, annexations, and/or incomplete data, figures are not comparable to previous years' data.
  • In 2008, because of changes in the state/local agency's reporting practices, figures are not comparable to previous years' data.
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