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Sharp County, Arkansas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,287 total crimes reported in Sharp County, Arkansas (99 of them violent). Of the 161 crimes that happen every year in Sharp County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Sharp County, Arkansas 161 times a year. This includes 3 murders, 17 rapes, and greater than seven hundred thefts (including 49 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Sharp 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 Sharp County, Arkansas for 8 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Sharp County has grown by 49%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 40%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic growth in crime over the last 8 years in Sharp County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than two hundred for Sharp County, Arkansas in 2009.

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

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Crime Data Information

Sharp 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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