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Total crime 24%
Violent crime 22%
Property crime 24%
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 peopleBull Shoals/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime62n/a (estimate)3,1913,4572,580
Murder0n/a0.07.25.0
Rape1n/a51.572.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.052.986.2
Assault8n/a411.7410.7246.8
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)463544381
Burglary14n/a720.5636.8376.0
Theft39n/a2,007.22,040.21,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0236.0228.9
Property crime53n/a (estimate)2,7282,9132,200

Key findings

  • Bull Shoals crime rates are 24% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Bull Shoals are 22% higher than the national average
  • In Bull Shoals you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Bull Shoals is safer than 20% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Bull Shoals has increased by 51%

Bull Shoals crime map

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      Daily Crime In Bull Shoals (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bull Shoals

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bull Shoals is 1 in 216
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bull Shoals is 1 in 37
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Bull Shoals is 1 in 32

      Year Over Year Crime In Bull Shoals (per 100,000 people)

      Bull Shoals police department

      ItemBull ShoalsArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)45,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.93.3
      There are a total of 4 Bull Shoals police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 30.3% less than the Arkansas average and 36.8% less than the National average.

      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Yellville, AR1,2162361,2661,502
      Midway, AR1,0962461,3161,561
      Sundown, MO343741,9722,346
      Lakeview, AR77402,6652,665
      Cotter, AR9905352,2462,781
      Midway town, AR3806403,4304,070
      Theodosia, MO1396763,5624,238
      Bull Shoals, AR2,3114632,7283,191

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Gold Beach, OR2,3111331,3441,477
      Mount Vernon, GA2,3111851,4581,643
      Bonneau Beach, SC2,3102051,2701,475
      Flying Hills, PA2,31296469565
      Biscoe, NC2,310011,64211,642
      Bull Shoals, AR2,3114632,7283,191
      Source: The Bull Shoals, 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.