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Little Rock, AR | Crime Rates

Little Rock is a region located in AR, and has a population of 194,988. This region is policed by LITTLE ROCK POLICE DEPARTMENT.

Little Rock has an overall crime rate of 13,930 per 100,000 residents. This is one of the most dangerous regions in the United States. This means that your chances of becoming a victim of any type of crime in Little Rock is 1 in 7 if you reside there for a year.

The average overall crime rate for Little Rock for the previous 2 years was 13,860 per 100,000 residents. This means that the crime rate for Little Rock has been increasing over time.

Below are its crime rates and policing statistics according to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports (UCR). For more specific crime statistics (NIBRS) for many US cities & counties, see Offense Statistics.

Crime Rates

(per 100,000) Little Rock USA
Crime Rate (Overall) 13,930 4,506
Murder Rate 19.1 6
Robbery Rate 440 148
Rape Rate 85 30
Assault Rate 5,415 644
Burglary Rate 2,390 726
Forced Entry Rate 1,887 417
Larceny Rate 5,018 2,185
Auto Theft Rate 563 362

Policing Statistics

Little Rock USA
Overall Clearance 47% 28%
Homicide Clearance 52% 56%
Assault Clearance 81% 52%
Rape Clearance 47% 38%
Robbery Clearance 32% 23%
Burglary Clearance 14% 12%
Larceny Clearance 30% 18%
Auto Theft Clearance 8% 12%

Sex Offenders

Of the 730,000 sex offenders in the United States, there are a total of 292 sex offender(s) in Little Rock. On a per capita basis, there are approximately 150 sex offender(s) per 100,000 people in Little Rock. This is compared to the nation-wide average of 240 sex offenders per 100,000 people.

To search the official state sex offender registry for Arkansas see

Data estimated from arrests & clearances from a sample from the Uniform Crime Reports, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Department of Justice. Washington, D.C. 2011. If missing data exist, these figures will tend to underestimate the true figures. is not responsible for the currency or accuracy of this data.

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