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Total crime 60%
Violent crime 39%
Property crime 63%
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 peopleLamar/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime18n/a (estimate)1,0413,4572,580
Murder0n/a0.07.25.0
Rape2n/a115.772.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.052.986.2
Assault2n/a115.7410.7246.8
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)231544381
Burglary5n/a289.2636.8376.0
Theft9n/a520.52,040.21,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0236.0228.9
Property crime14n/a (estimate)8102,9132,200

Key findings

  • Lamar crime rates are 60% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lamar are 39% lower than the national average
  • In Lamar you have a 1 in 97 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lamar is safer than 59% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lamar has decreased by 35%

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

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      Daily Crime In Lamar (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lamar

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lamar is 1 in 433
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lamar is 1 in 124
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lamar is 1 in 97

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

      Lamar police department

      ItemLamarArkansasNational
      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
      Russellville, AR29,1363873,0693,456
      Morrison Bluff, AR505643,0223,586
      Clarksville, AR9,3912693,5953,864
      Knoxville, AR8516523,4924,145
      Subiaco, AR5096753,6134,287
      London, AR9356903,6954,385
      Scranton, AR1857023,7574,459
      Lamar, AR1,6462318101,041

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Teaticket, MA1,646117435552
      Hagerstown, IN1,646119358477
      Bement, IL1,6461909091,098
      Stanley, VA1,645611,1511,211
      West Salem, OH1,6471321,0281,160
      Lamar, AR1,6462318101,041
      Source: The Lamar, 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.