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Total crime 15%
Violent crime 16%
Property crime 14%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCotter/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime20n/a (estimate)2,1283,4432,489
Murder0n/a0.08.05.0
Rape1n/a106.477.242.6
Robbery0n/a0.051.681.6
Assault2n/a212.8447.8250.2
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)319585379
Burglary6n/a638.3599.6340.5
Theft10n/a1,063.82,012.61,549.5
Vehicle theft1n/a106.4245.9219.9
Property crime17n/a (estimate)1,8092,8582,110

Key findings

  • Cotter crime rates are 15% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Cotter are 16% lower than the national average
  • In Cotter you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Cotter is safer than 36% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Cotter has decreased by 23%

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 314
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cotter is 1 in 56
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Cotter is 1 in 48

      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, AR5370188188
      Bull Shoals, AR2,3111011,0651,167
      Yellville, AR1,2162541,2421,496
      Midway, AR1,0962641,2911,555
      Lakeview, AR7745591,6782,238
      Gassville, AR2,4224172,3652,783
      Briarcliff, AR2355812,8383,419
      Cotter, AR9903191,8092,128

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ackermanville, PA9902931,3451,638
      Manassa, CO9906164,1874,802
      Krotz Springs, LA9906622,8973,560
      Oil City, LA9901021,8371,939
      New Bethlehem, PA9904191,9222,341
      Cotter, AR9903191,8092,128
      Source: The Cotter, AR crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.