Browse Arkansas Police Arrest Records Directory

The The Natural State (current) The Land of Opportunity (former), Arkansas, with its 2,959,373 residents, keeps police busy, with 13835 arrests in 2014. Among those arrests were 222 for prostitution, 11,168 for drug abuse violations, 6,844 for DUI and 86 for murder and non-negligent manslaughter. How does it compare to national statistics? There were nearly 100,000 arrests nationwide for violent crimes in these categories reported by the FBI in 2012, and three large states: California, Texas and Florida each log as many as 1,000 arrests for murder and non-negligent manslaughter each year while those with the lowest violent crime rates are small states like South Dakota, Wyoming, Maine, Hawaii and Vermont, each with fewer than 24 such arrests in 2012. That's similar to non-rape sex crime arrests, which were TABLE 69 SEX CRIMES in Arkansas and in the thousands in big states like California, Pennsylvania, Georgia, and Wisconsin (but California has many more than most with over 9,700 sex crime arrests in 2014). In Arkansas property crimes accounted for 3,998 arrests in 2014, including 12,845 thefts, 2,176 burglaries and 1,138 reports of buying, selling or receiving stolen property. The overall violent crime rate in 2012 was 469 per 1,000 residents in Arkansas, according to the FBI.