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Texarkana, Texas Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 29,176 total crimes reported in Texarkana, Texas (4,134 of them violent). Of the 2,918 crimes that happen every year in Texarkana, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Texarkana, Texas every 3 hours. This includes 36 murders, 265 rapes, and greater than nineteen thousand thefts (including 1,390 auto thefts).

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Texarkana, Texas for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Texarkana has grown by 17%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 41%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 10 years in Texarkana. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than three thousand for Texarkana, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Texarkana, Texas (1999-2008)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might 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, Texas (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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