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.
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).
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 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.