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Total crime 37%
Violent crime 64%
Property crime 32%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAltus/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime12n/a (estimate)1,6333,4572,580
Murder0n/a0.07.25.0
Rape1n/a136.172.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.052.986.2
Assault0n/a0.0410.7246.8
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)136544381
Burglary5n/a680.3636.8376.0
Theft6n/a816.32,040.21,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0236.0228.9
Property crime11n/a (estimate)1,4972,9132,200

Key findings

  • Altus crime rates are 37% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Altus are 64% lower than the national average
  • In Altus you have a 1 in 62 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Altus is safer than 62% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Altus has decreased by 16%

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      Daily Crime In Altus (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Altus

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Altus is 1 in 736
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Altus is 1 in 67
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Altus is 1 in 62

      Year Over Year Crime In Altus (per 100,000 people)

      Altus police department

      ItemAltusArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a5,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.93.3

      Sex offenders in Arkansas

      StateTotal offendersArkansas /100KNational /100K
      Arkansas8,875323266
      There are a total of 8,875 sex offenders in Arkansas. This yields a total of 323 sex offenders in Arkansas per 100,000 residents which is 21% greater than the national average.

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      Coal Hill, AR1,0562551,3651,620
      Ozark, AR3,6103441,8432,187
      Wiederkehr Village, AR343852,0612,446
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      Paris, AR3,4749172,6043,522
      Morrison Bluff, AR505643,0223,586
      Ratcliff, AR1596623,5444,205
      Altus, AR7541361,4971,633

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      Hissop, AL7546263,3904,015
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      Altus, AR7541361,4971,633
      Source: The Altus, AR crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.