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Total crime 172%
Violent crime 323%
Property crime 145%
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 peoplePine Bluff/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,957n/a (estimate)7,0083,4572,580
Murder15n/a35.57.25.0
Rape37n/a87.772.942.6
Robbery97n/a229.952.986.2
Assault530n/a1,256.1410.7246.8
Violent crime679n/a (estimate)1,609544381
Burglary665n/a1,576.0636.8376.0
Theft1,380n/a3,270.52,040.21,594.6
Vehicle theft233n/a552.2236.0228.9
Property crime2,278n/a (estimate)5,3992,9132,200

Key findings

  • Pine Bluff crime rates are 172% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Pine Bluff are 323% higher than the national average
  • In Pine Bluff you have a 1 in 15 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Pine Bluff is safer than 1% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Pine Bluff has decreased by 12%

Pine Bluff crime map

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      Daily Crime In Pine Bluff (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Pine Bluff, AR per 100,000 people. In Pine Bluff, the total number of daily crimes is 2.03 times more than the Arkansas average and 2.72 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Pine Bluff is 2.96 times more than the Arkansas average and 4.23 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Pine Bluff has a daily crime rate that is 1.85 times more than the Arkansas average and 2.45 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Pine Bluff (higher is better)

      Is Pine Bluff safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Arkansas as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Pine Bluff to other cities in the state and across the country, Pine Bluff is 1% safer than other cities of Arkansas and 1% safer than other cities in the nation. Pine Bluff has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pine Bluff

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pine Bluff is 1 in 63
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pine Bluff is 1 in 19
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Pine Bluff is 1 in 15
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Pine Bluff, Arkansas? If you reside in Pine Bluff, then there is a 1 in 63 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 19. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 15 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Pine Bluff.

      Year Over Year Crime In Pine Bluff (per 100,000 people)

      A good indicator of whether Pine Bluff is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Pine Bluff has not changed, while the property crime rate in Pine Bluff has decreased by 15% year over year. The number of total crimes in Pine Bluff has decreased by 12% year over year.

      Pine Bluff police department

      ItemPine BluffArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1775,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.62.93.3
      There are a total of 177 Pine Bluff police officers. This results in 3.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 23.7% greater than the Arkansas average and 12.2% greater 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
      Altheimer, AR1,0282751,4711,746
      White Hall, AR5,243801,7041,785
      Sulphur Springs, AR8893682,0262,394
      Staves, AR1664682,5042,972
      Sulphur Springs city, AR3977423,9714,713
      Wabbaseka, AR2818044,3045,108
      Sherrill, AR448594,5995,458
      Pine Bluff, AR45,4041,6095,3997,008

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      Smyrna, TN45,3696602,9873,647
      Maricopa, AZ45,4731911,0051,196
      Biloxi, MS45,2713235,5845,907
      Charlottesville, VA45,5383582,3902,748
      Hilo, HI45,5793514,0414,391
      Pine Bluff, AR45,4041,6095,3997,008
      Source: The Pine Bluff, 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.