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Total crime 12%
Violent crime 81%
Property crime 0%
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 peopleDover/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime32n/a (estimate)2,2683,4572,580
Murder0n/a0.07.25.0
Rape0n/a0.072.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.052.986.2
Assault1n/a70.9410.7246.8
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)71544381
Burglary7n/a496.1636.8376.0
Theft22n/a1,559.22,040.21,594.6
Vehicle theft2n/a141.7236.0228.9
Property crime31n/a (estimate)2,1972,9132,200

Key findings

  • Dover crime rates are 12% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Dover are 81% lower than the national average
  • In Dover you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Dover is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Dover has increased by 14%

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

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      Daily Crime In Dover (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dover

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dover is 1 in 1412
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dover is 1 in 46
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Dover is 1 in 45

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

      Dover police department

      ItemDoverArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)45,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.92.93.3
      There are a total of 4 Dover police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2.8% less than the Arkansas average and 11.9% 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
      Pottsville, AR3,017154801955
      Atkins, AR3,0382302,6312,861
      Dardanelle, AR4,6533532,7343,087
      Russellville, AR29,1363873,0693,456
      Knoxville, AR8516523,4924,145
      Hector, AR5496823,6504,332
      London, AR9356903,6954,385
      Dover, AR1,553712,1972,268

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Mammoth, AZ1,5532571,4471,704
      Albion, NE1,553117853970
      Salem, WV1,552144739883
      Harlan, KY1,5545242,0972,621
      North Lewisburg, OH1,5521158941,009
      Dover, AR1,553712,1972,268
      Source: The Dover, 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.