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St. Francis County, Arkansas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 14,019 total crimes reported in St. Francis County, Arkansas (1,973 of them violent). Of the 1,558 crimes that transpire each year in St. Francis County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in St. Francis County, Arkansas every 5 hours. This includes 16 murders, 71 rapes, and over nine thousand thefts (including 449 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in St. Francis County, Arkansas (1999-2001, 2003-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2002, as there were no data available for that year.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in St. Francis County, Arkansas for 9 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in St. Francis County has climbed by 5 per-cent. In the course of the same period, violent crime dropped by 79 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow worsening in crime over the last 9 years in St. Francis County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit close to two thousand for St. Francis County, Arkansas in 2009.

Crime Trends St. Francis County, Arkansas (1999-2001, 2003-2008)

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 counties like St. Francis County, Arkansas (1999-2001, 2003-2008)

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

St. Francis 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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