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Russellville, Arkansas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 11,749 total crimes reported in Russellville, Arkansas (978 of them violent). Of the 1,469 crimes that transpire each year in Russellville, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Russellville, Arkansas every 5 hours. This includes 3 murders, 134 rapes, and close to nine thousand thefts (including 569 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Russellville, Arkansas (1999-2002, 2005-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2003 or 2004, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Russellville, Arkansas for 8 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Russellville has diminished by 5 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 16 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow drop off in crime over the last 8 years in Russellville. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to one thousand for Russellville, Arkansas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Russellville, Arkansas (1999-2002, 2005-2008)

Bear in mind that these graphs show reported crime data and large changes in crime rates can be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Russellville, Arkansas (1999-2002, 2005-2008)

Individuals are dissuaded against drawing conclusions from ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a particular location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or discrepencies in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual figure bars to see crime data in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Russellville, Arkansas law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The FBI has noted the following deviations from their data quality guidelines:

  • Complete arson figures for 2000 for Alabama, Arkansas, and Massachusetts were not available.
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