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Total crime 124%
Violent crime 149%
Property crime 119%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleReader/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)5,564 (estimate)3,4432,489
Murdern/an/an/a8.05.0
Rapen/an/an/a77.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a51.681.6
Assaultn/an/an/a447.8250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)945 (estimate)585379
Burglaryn/an/an/a599.6340.5
Theftn/an/an/a2,012.61,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a245.9219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)4,619 (estimate)2,8582,110

Key findings

  • Reader crime rates are 124% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Reader are 149% higher than the national average
  • In Reader you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Reader is safer than 3% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Reader has not changed

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

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      Daily Crime In Reader (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Reader

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Reader is 1 in 106
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Reader is 1 in 22
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Reader is 1 in 18

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

      Reader police department

      ItemReaderArkansasNational
      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
      Gurdon, AR2,0909181,5472,465
      Camden, AR11,5151,0523,4724,524
      Sparkman, AR3848494,1474,996
      Chidester, AR2948744,2715,146
      Rosston, AR3468814,3055,187
      Reader, AR1559454,6195,564

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Norwood, MI1552559261,181
      Martha, OK1556033,9724,575
      Germantown, KY1552682,3392,606
      Crystal Bay, NV1552009381,138
      Goodrich, ND1554593,1843,643
      Reader, AR1559454,6195,564
      Source: The Reader, AR crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.