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Siloam Springs, Arkansas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 5,070 total crimes reported in Siloam Springs, Arkansas (284 of them violent). Of the 507 crimes that happen every year in Siloam Springs, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Siloam Springs, Arkansas every 17 hours. This includes 3 murders, 60 rapes, and greater than four thousand thefts (including 280 auto thefts).

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Siloam Springs, Arkansas for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Siloam Springs has lessened by 23%. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 13%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight reduction in crime over the last 10 years in Siloam Springs. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to five hundred for Siloam Springs, Arkansas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Siloam Springs, Arkansas (1999-2008)

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 Siloam Springs, Arkansas (1999-2008)

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

Siloam Springs, 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.
  • In 2003, due to changes in reporting practices, annexations, and/or incomplete data, figures are not comparable to previous years' data.
  • In 2004, because of 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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