This page contains crime numbers for Van Buren County, Arkansas. You can take a look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime figures over time, and see how Van Buren County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Van Buren County, Arkansas, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 2002 and 2008 there were 1,041 total crimes reported in Van Buren County, Arkansas (79 of them violent). Of the 149 crimes that happen every year in Van Buren County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Van Buren County, Arkansas 149 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 7 rapes, and greater than seven hundred thefts (including 78 auto thefts).
Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Van Buren County, Arkansas for 7 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Van Buren County has grown by 37%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 88%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic growth in crime over the last 7 years in Van Buren County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit almost three hundred for Van Buren County, Arkansas in 2009.
Crime Data Information
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