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Texarkana, Arkansas Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime figures for Texarkana, Arkansas. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how Texarkana compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for Texarkana, Arkansas, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 18,664 total crimes reported in Texarkana, Arkansas (3,098 of them violent). Of the 2,074 crimes that occur a year in Texarkana, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Texarkana, Arkansas every 4 hours. This includes 17 murders, 142 rapes, and nearly thirteen thousand thefts (including 881 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Texarkana, Arkansas (1999-2002, 2004-2008)

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

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Texarkana, Arkansas for 9 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Texarkana increased by 22 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 59 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual increase in crime over the last 9 years in Texarkana. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than two thousand for Texarkana, Arkansas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Texarkana, Arkansas (1999-2002, 2004-2008)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Texarkana, Arkansas (1999-2002, 2004-2008)

Visitors are cautioned against interpreting ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or differences in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual graph bars to see crime figures in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Texarkana, 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 2004, because of changes in reporting practices, annexations, and/or incomplete data, figures are not comparable to previous years' data.
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