Independence County, AR Arrest Records

Independence County, AR is among the safest counties in the USA with 4.09 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Pulaski, Washington, Boone, Saline, White counties in Arkansas.
Independence County, AR property crime rate is 12.89 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 269 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 41.65% compared to 2015.

Independence County, AR Crime Rate

Total arrests in Independence County in 2016 decreased by 29.18% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 153 to 152 while non-violent crime decreased by 35.09% from 738 to 479.

5 Crimes In Independence County, AR in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 269
Burglary 160
Aggravated assault 134
Motor vehicle theft 50
Arson 20

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Independence County decreased by 0.65% from 2015 and increased by 11.76% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 136 to 152. In 2016 violent crime rate in Independence County was 12.85% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.409%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Independence County decreased by 35.09% from 2015 and decreased by 69.02% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 1,546 to 479. In 2016 property crime rate in Independence County was 54.66% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 1.289%.

How Independence stands up against other counties

Independence vs. Boone

You’ll be in more risk in Independence compared to Boone county that had 22.79% lower crime rate compared to Independence county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 3.6053 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and lower than average 3.7798 in Boone county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 1.3452 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.7774 in Boone county.

Independence vs. Union

You’ll be in more risk in Independence compared to Union county that had 48.76% lower crime rate compared to Independence county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.4036 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0501 in Union county.
Arson rates of 0.5381 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Union county.

Names with the most arrests in Independence

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Independence, Arkansas, the most crimes, that's 34.91% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 31-40.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Independence County is 0.49% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 4.65 daily crimes that occur in Independence County.
  • Independence, AR is more violent than Boone.
  • In Independence County you have a 1 in 59 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Independence, AR have decreased by 29.18%.

Cities in Independence County

Names in Independence County