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Total crime 83%
Violent crime 95%
Property crime 81%
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 peoplePalestine/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,714 (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)742 (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)3,973 (estimate)2,9132,200

Key findings

  • Palestine crime rates are 83% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Palestine are 95% higher than the national average
  • In Palestine you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Palestine is safer than 6% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Palestine has decreased by 5%

Palestine crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Palestine (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Palestine

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Palestine is 1 in 135
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Palestine is 1 in 26
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Palestine is 1 in 22

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

      Palestine police department

      ItemPalestineArkansasNational
      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
      Caldwell, AR5316633,5524,215
      Wheatley, AR2296843,6614,345
      Hunter, AR1137183,8444,561
      Moro, AR2137453,9874,732
      Colt, AR4557824,1864,968
      Haynes, AR1928124,3495,162
      Widener, AR3268454,5265,372
      Palestine, AR7517423,9734,714

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Bovey, MN7511270127
      Somerville, AL7516283,4034,032
      Elberfeld, IN7514382,5002,939
      Elkton, SD7515212,2242,745
      Star, NC75102,1052,105
      Palestine, AR7517423,9734,714
      Source: The Palestine, 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.