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Total crime 8%
Violent crime 41%
Property crime 2%
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 peopleCotter/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime26n/a (estimate)2,7813,4572,580
Murder0n/a0.07.25.0
Rape0n/a0.072.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.052.986.2
Assault5n/a534.8410.7246.8
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)535544381
Burglary10n/a1,069.5636.8376.0
Theft11n/a1,176.52,040.21,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0236.0228.9
Property crime21n/a (estimate)2,2462,9132,200

Key findings

  • Cotter crime rates are 8% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Cotter are 41% higher than the national average
  • In Cotter you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Cotter is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Cotter has increased by 14%

Cotter crime map

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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 188
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cotter is 1 in 45
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Cotter is 1 in 36

      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Norfork, AR5370758758
      Yellville, AR1,2162361,2661,502
      Midway, AR1,0962461,3161,561
      Lakeview, AR77402,6652,665
      Bull Shoals, AR2,3114632,7283,191
      Briarcliff, AR2355402,8933,433
      Midway town, AR3806403,4304,070
      Cotter, AR9905352,2462,781

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      New Bethlehem, PA9904192,0412,460
      Manassa, CO9906414,3184,959
      Krotz Springs, LA9906552,9483,604
      Oil City, LA9903028041,106
      Ackermanville, PA9902931,4281,721
      Cotter, AR9905352,2462,781
      Source: The Cotter, 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.