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Scott County, Arkansas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,582 total crimes reported in Scott County, Arkansas (268 of them violent). Of the 198 crimes that happen every year in Scott County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Scott County, Arkansas 198 times a year. This includes 2 murders, 20 rapes, and greater than six hundred thefts (including 44 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Scott County, Arkansas (2001-2008)

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

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Scott County, Arkansas for 8 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Scott County has lessened by 63%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 57%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 8 years in Scott County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than two hundred for Scott County, Arkansas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Scott County, Arkansas (2001-2008)

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 counties like Scott County, Arkansas (2001-2008)

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Crime Data Information

Scott 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.
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