This webpage contains crime data for White County, Arkansas. You can look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime rates over time, and see how White County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records links for White County, Arkansas, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.
Between 1999 and 2008 there were 18,518 total crimes reported in White County, Arkansas (1,463 of them violent). Of the 1,852 crimes that transpire each year in White County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in White County, Arkansas every 4 hours. This includes 13 murders, 122 rapes, and over thirteen thousand thefts (including 1,075 automobile thefts).
Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in White County, Arkansas for all 10 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in White County has climbed by 66 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 22 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a rapid worsening in crime over the last 10 years in White County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over three thousand for White County, Arkansas in 2009.
Crime Data Information
White 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 2004, because of changes in reporting practices, annexations, and/or incomplete data, figures are not comparable to previous years' data.