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Total crime 207%
Violent crime 300%
Property crime 190%
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 peopleLittle Rock/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime15,154n/a (estimate)7,6393,4432,489
Murder38n/a19.28.05.0
Rape209n/a105.477.242.6
Robbery391n/a197.151.681.6
Assault2,371n/a1,195.2447.8250.2
Violent crime3,009n/a (estimate)1,517585379
Burglary1,760n/a887.2599.6340.5
Theft9,316n/a4,696.02,012.61,549.5
Vehicle theft1,069n/a538.9245.9219.9
Property crime12,145n/a (estimate)6,1222,8582,110

Key findings

  • Little Rock crime rates are 207% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Little Rock are 300% higher than the national average
  • In Little Rock you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Little Rock is safer than 1% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Little Rock has decreased by 4%

Little Rock crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Little Rock (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Little Rock, per 100,000 residents. In Little Rock, the total number of daily crimes is 2.22 times more than the Arkansas average and 3.07 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Little Rock are 2.59 times more than the Arkansas average and 4.00 times more than the national average. For property crime, Little Rock has a daily crime rate that is 2.14 times more than the Arkansas average and 2.90 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Little Rock (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Arkansas and all other cities across the US, is Little Rock safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Little Rock is safer than 0% of other cities in the state of Arkansas. In addition, Little Rock is safer than 1% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Arkansas and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Little Rock. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Little Rock is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Little Rock

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Little Rock is 1 in 66
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Little Rock is 1 in 17
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Little Rock is 1 in 14
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Little Rock, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 66. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 17 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Little Rock is 1 in 14.

      Year Over Year Crime In Little Rock (per 100,000 people)

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Little Rock is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Little Rock has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 5% in Little Rock, while property crimes in Little Rock have decreased by 7%. Total crime has decreased by 4% year over year.

      Little Rock police department

      ItemLittle RockArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6365,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.22.93.3
      There are a total of 636 Little Rock police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 10% greater than the Arkansas average and 0.2% 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
      McAlmont, AR1,8452591,2671,526
      Natural Steps, AR4642621,2781,539
      Landmark, AR3,0453031,4821,785
      Maumelle, AR17,7951541,6521,805
      Wrightsville, AR1,2463121,5241,837
      Cammack Village, AR96901,9441,944
      Shannon Hills, AR3,6144231,5431,967
      Little Rock, AR197,6401,5176,1227,639

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Amarillo, TX197,5707203,8974,617
      Glendale, CA197,8951141,6311,745
      Augusta, GA196,7845894,1034,691
      Akron, OH198,5089013,3194,220
      Shreveport, LA198,5717804,8995,679
      Little Rock, AR197,6401,5176,1227,639
      Source: The Little Rock, 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.