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Yell County, Arkansas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 2,286 total crimes reported in Yell County, Arkansas (507 of them violent). Of the 286 crimes that occur a year in Yell County, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Yell County, Arkansas 286 times a year. This includes 3 murders, 55 rapes, and nearly nine hundred thefts (including 109 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Yell County, Arkansas (2001-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999 or 2000, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Yell County, Arkansas for 8 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Yell County increased by 24 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 4 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual increase in crime over the last 8 years in Yell County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than three hundred for Yell County, Arkansas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Yell County, Arkansas (2001-2008)

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 counties like Yell County, Arkansas (2001-2008)

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

Yell 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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