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.
Robbery rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0488 in Ashley county.
Burglary rates of 1.5367 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and lower than average 3.4648 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.
Rape rates of 0.4957 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.4776 in Conway 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 9.6958 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 33.72% 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%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Polk, AR

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  • Date of Birth: 08-12-1971 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 04-10-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 47
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: Caucasian
  • Ethnicity:
  • Height: 75 inches
  • Weight: 170 lbs.
  • Hair: Blonde
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Arkansas
  • Address: N/A
  • State: Arkansas
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  • Booking Date: 2019-04-10 00:00:00
  • Location: Polk County Waiting List (Address: N/A)
  • Summary: On April 10, 2019, Michael G Taylor, 47, was arrested by police near Polk, Arkansas and charged with Breaking And Entering, Theft of Property >= ,000 < ,000. He is 75 inches tall, weighs 170 lbs. and has blue eyes. Breaking And Entering, Theft of Property >= ,000 < ,000, but all suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. It is possible to find out more about Taylor’s status, including court dates, by contacting one of the local agencies listed below: Polk County Law Enforcement
  • Aliases: Gary D Collier
  • Date of Birth: 08-26-1960 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 10-11-2017 12:00:00
  • Age: 58
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: Caucasian
  • Ethnicity:
  • Height: 69 inches
  • Weight: 172 lbs.
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Brown
  • Place of Birth: Arkansas
  • Address: N/A
  • State: Arkansas
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  • Booking Date: 2017-10-11 00:00:00
  • Location: Polk County Waiting List (Address: N/A)
  • Summary: Police in the area of Polk, Arkansas arrested Gary D Collier on October 11, 2017. Collier is 58 years old, weighs 172 lbs. with brown hair and brown eyes. He was charged with Deliver Meth Cocaine < 2g, Poss W Purpose Del Meth Cocaine < 2g, Poss Drug Paraphernalia Man Meth Cocaine.  All criminal suspects including Gary D Collier are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Polk County Law Enforcement.
  • Aliases: Judy Rogers
  • Date of Birth: 11-11-1976 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 05-08-2017 12:00:00
  • Age: 42
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: Caucasian
  • Ethnicity:
  • Height: 68 inches
  • Weight: 179 lbs.
  • Hair: Gray
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Arkansas
  • Address: N/A
  • State: Arkansas
  • Total Bond:
  • Booking Date: 2017-05-08 00:00:00
  • Location: Polk County Waiting List (Address: N/A)
  • Summary: 42-year-old Jody B Rogers, arrested May 08, 2017 in Polk, Arkansas for Theft of Property (Credit/Debit Card), Fradulent Use of a Credit Card or Debit Card >,000<=,000. Everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Rogers’s status may be obtained from the following: Polk County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 11-27-1990 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 03-14-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 28
  • Sex: Male
  • Race:
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  • Weight: 000 lbs.
  • Hair: Unknown
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  • Place of Birth: Arkansas
  • Address: N/A
  • State: Arkansas
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  • Booking Date: 2019-03-14 00:00:00
  • Location: Ouachita County Waiting List (Address: N/A)
  • Summary: Arrested on March 14, 2019 was 28-year-old Carlos D Pelaez who is inches tall, weighs 000 lbs.. Polk County Law Enforcement is charging Pelaez with Sexual Assault 2nd Degree, but He is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police and district attorneys near Polk, Arkansas found here may provide more information about this incident: Polk County Law Enforcement.
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  • Date of Birth: 01-14-1980 00:00:00
  • Arrest Date: 03-11-2019 12:00:00
  • Age: 39
  • Sex: Male
  • Race: Caucasian
  • Ethnicity:
  • Height: 69 inches
  • Weight: 167 lbs.
  • Hair: Brown
  • Eye: Blue
  • Place of Birth: Arkansas
  • Address: N/A
  • State: Arkansas
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  • Booking Date: 2019-03-11 00:00:00
  • Location: Howard County Waiting List (Address: N/A)
  • Summary: 39-year-old Jack A Curry, arrested March 11, 2019 in Polk, Arkansas for Poss Drug Paraphernalia Meth Cocaine - Probation Revocation, Deliver Meth Cocaine < 2g. Everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Further information about Curry’s status may be obtained from the following: Polk County Law Enforcement.

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