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Total crime 23%
Violent crime 4%
Property crime 27%
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 peopleHighland/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime21n/a (estimate)1,9093,4432,489
Murder0n/a0.08.05.0
Rape0n/a0.077.242.6
Robbery0n/a0.051.681.6
Assault4n/a363.6447.8250.2
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)364585379
Burglary5n/a454.5599.6340.5
Theft11n/a1,000.02,012.61,549.5
Vehicle theft1n/a90.9245.9219.9
Property crime17n/a (estimate)1,5452,8582,110

Key findings

  • Highland crime rates are 23% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Highland are 4% lower than the national average
  • In Highland you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Highland is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Highland has decreased by 40%

Highland crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Highland (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Highland

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Highland is 1 in 276
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Highland is 1 in 65
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Highland is 1 in 53

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

      Highland police department

      ItemHighlandArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)35,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.82.93.3
      There are a total of 3 Highland police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3.6% less than the Arkansas average and 12.6% 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
      Horseshoe Bend, AR2,4993101,5161,826
      Cherokee Village, AR4,6692161,6831,899
      Franklin, AR1996122,9903,602
      Ash Flat, AR1,0674573,6534,110
      Smithville, AR977563,6914,447
      Hardy, AR7338043,9274,731
      Evening Shade, AR4638474,1364,983
      Highland, AR1,0593641,5451,909

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Herald, CA1,059137722859
      Franklin Grove, IL1,0601948791,073
      Taylorsville, IN1,058157833989
      Waynetown, IN1,0581658791,045
      Garrett Park, MD1,05864274337
      Highland, AR1,0593641,5451,909
      Source: The Highland, 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.