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Total crime 70%
Violent crime 81%
Property crime 68%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMalvern/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,378 (estimate)3,4572,580
Murdern/an/an/a7.25.0
Rapen/an/an/a72.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a52.986.2
Assaultn/an/an/a410.7246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)689 (estimate)544381
Burglaryn/an/an/a636.8376.0
Theftn/an/an/a2,040.21,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a236.0228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,689 (estimate)2,9132,200

Key findings

  • Malvern crime rates are 70% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Malvern are 81% higher than the national average
  • In Malvern you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Malvern is safer than 7% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Malvern has increased by 6%

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

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      Daily Crime In Malvern (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Malvern

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Malvern is 1 in 146
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Malvern is 1 in 28
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Malvern is 1 in 23

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

      Malvern police department

      ItemMalvernArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)215,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.93.3
      There are a total of 21 Malvern police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 31.1% less than the Arkansas average and 37.6% 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
      Haskell, AR4,3764097741,183
      Magnet Cove, AR3543191,7072,025
      Tull, AR5855052,7023,206
      Rockport, AR7395572,9823,538
      Traskwood, AR3955913,1653,756
      Friendship, AR1865983,2033,801
      Benton, AR33,6134983,3623,860
      Malvern, AR10,9376893,6894,378

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Fairfield, AL10,9372,1088,04710,155
      Ogdensburg, NY10,9373013,7164,017
      Brooklyn, OH10,9361675,2615,428
      Suffern, NY10,9362991,2321,531
      Broomall, PA10,935137665802
      Malvern, AR10,9376893,6894,378
      Source: The Malvern, 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.