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Total crime 55%
Violent crime 32%
Property crime 60%
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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 peopleDamascus/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4n/a (estimate)1,0473,2852,346
Murder0n/a0.010.66.5
Rape0n/a0.073.538.4
Robbery0n/a0.052.073.9
Assault1n/a261.8535.8279.7
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)262672388
Burglary1n/a261.8523.1314.2
Theft2n/a523.61,828.51,398.0
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0261.8246.0
Property crime3n/a (estimate)7852,6131,958

Key findings

  • Damascus crime rates are 55% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Damascus are 32% lower than the national average
  • In Damascus you have a 1 in 96 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Damascus is safer than 54% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Damascus has decreased by 1%

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 1 in 383
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Damascus is 1 in 128
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Damascus is 1 in 96

      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Greenbrier, AR5,16417242260
      Wooster, AR1,061123478601
      Greers Ferry, AR92601,4051,405
      Plumerville, AR1,0312601,3021,562
      Menifee, AR2473131,2541,567
      Clinton, AR2,5651601,8762,036
      Higden, AR1115081,9772,485
      Damascus, AR4552627851,047

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      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ranburne, AL4554422,0782,520
      Colt, AR4559663,7554,721
      Point Arena, CA4555462,6443,191
      Yampa, CO4555423,6324,174
      Bayard, IA4554672,6103,077
      Damascus, AR4552627851,047
      Source: The Damascus, 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.