Polk County, AR Arrest Records

Polk County, AR is among the safest counties in the USA with 1.88 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Garland, Boone, Saline, White, Independence counties in Arkansas.
Polk County, AR property crime rate is 4.91 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 63 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 28.41% compared to 2015.

Polk County, AR Crime Rate

Total arrests in Polk County in 2016 decreased by 16.46% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 30 to 38 while non-violent crime decreased by 26.12% from 134 to 99.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 63
Burglary 31
Aggravated assault 28
Revised rape 10
Motor vehicle theft 5

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Polk County increased by 26.67% from 2015 and decreased by 2.56% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 39 to 38. In 2016 violent crime rate in Polk County was 59.86% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.188%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Polk County decreased by 26.12% from 2015 and decreased by 51.47% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 204 to 99. In 2016 property crime rate in Polk County was 82.73% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.491%.

How Polk stands up against other counties

Polk vs. Ashley

You’ll be in more safety in Polk compared to Ashley county that had 48.02% higher crime rate compared to Polk county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.4957 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.2928 in Ashley county.
Larceny rates of 3.1230 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and lower than average 4.8800 in Ashley county.

Polk vs. Conway

You’ll be in more safety in Polk compared to Conway county that had 115.21% higher crime rate compared to Polk county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0000 in Conway county.
Arson rates of 0.1983 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.3343 in Conway county.

Names with the most arrests in Polk

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Polk, Arkansas, the most crimes, that's 34.74% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 31-40.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Polk County is 0.79% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 1.86 daily crimes that occur in Polk County.
  • Polk, AR is safer than Ashley.
  • In Polk County you have a 1 in 147 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Polk, AR have decreased by 16.46%.

Cities in Polk County

Names in Polk County