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Total crime 37%
Violent crime 100%
Property crime 27%
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 peopleDamascus/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime6n/a (estimate)1,6133,4572,580
Murder0n/a0.07.25.0
Rape0n/a0.072.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.052.986.2
Assault0n/a0.0410.7246.8
Violent crime0n/a (estimate)0544381
Burglary0n/a0.0636.8376.0
Theft6n/a1,612.92,040.21,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0236.0228.9
Property crime6n/a (estimate)1,6132,9132,200

Key findings

  • Damascus crime rates are 37% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Damascus are 100% lower than the national average
  • In Damascus you have a 1 in 63 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Damascus is safer than 72% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Damascus has decreased by 39%

Damascus crime map

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The Damascus crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Damascus 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 Damascus crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Damascus (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Damascus

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Damascus is 0
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Damascus is 1 in 63
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Damascus is 1 in 63

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

      Damascus police department

      ItemDamascusArkansasNational
      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Wooster, AR1,061100533633
      Menifee, AR247321321641
      Greers Ferry, AR92601,4051,405
      Plumerville, AR1,0316451,4192,065
      Higden, AR1114122,2042,615
      Greenbrier, AR5,1644352,3292,764
      Guy, AR6534862,6003,086
      Damascus, AR45501,6131,613

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Point Arena, CA4555532,9423,495
      Kelayres, PA4554132,0102,423
      Ranburne, AL4555062,7403,245
      Augusta, IL4555782,7663,344
      Warrens, WI4553711,9602,331
      Damascus, AR45501,6131,613
      Source: The Damascus, 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.