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Total crime 3%
Violent crime 46%
Property crime 13%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCotter/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime23n/a (estimate)2,4243,2852,346
Murder0n/a0.010.66.5
Rape0n/a0.073.538.4
Robbery0n/a0.052.073.9
Assault2n/a210.7535.8279.7
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)211672388
Burglary4n/a421.5523.1314.2
Theft15n/a1,580.61,828.51,398.0
Vehicle theft2n/a210.7261.8246.0
Property crime21n/a (estimate)2,2132,6131,958

Key findings

  • Cotter crime rates are 3% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Cotter are 46% lower than the national average
  • In Cotter you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Cotter is safer than 40% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Cotter has increased by 14%

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The Cotter crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Cotter as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Cotter crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Cotter (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cotter

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cotter is 1 in 475
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cotter is 1 in 46
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Cotter is 1 in 42

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

      Cotter police department

      ItemCotterArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)25,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.93.3
      There are a total of 2 Cotter police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 30.4% less than the Arkansas average and 36.9% 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Norfork, AR537000
      Yellville, AR1,2162921,1351,427
      Midway, AR1,0963031,1801,483
      Bull Shoals, AR2,3113601,2851,645
      Lakeview, AR7746961,3932,089
      Gassville, AR2,4221852,1222,306
      Briarcliff, AR2356672,5953,262
      Cotter, AR9902112,2132,424

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Manassa, CO9906844,5795,263
      Krotz Springs, LA9906622,8973,560
      Oil City, LA9901021,8371,939
      Ackermanville, PA9903741,5761,949
      New Bethlehem, PA9905342,2522,786
      Cotter, AR9902112,2132,424
      Source: The Cotter, AR crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.