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Total crime 91%
Violent crime 113%
Property crime 87%
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 peopleRussell/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,765 (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)810 (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)3,955 (estimate)2,8582,110

Key findings

  • Russell crime rates are 91% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Russell are 113% higher than the national average
  • In Russell you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Russell is safer than 5% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Russell has not changed

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      Daily Crime In Russell (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Russell

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Russell is 1 in 124
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Russell is 1 in 26
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Russell is 1 in 21

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

      Russell police department

      ItemRussellArkansasNational
      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.

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      Bradford, AR7872731,0931,366
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      West Point, AR1898284,0434,870
      Russell, AR2368103,9554,765

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      Webster, PA2363341,5301,864
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      Royal, IL2364652,1102,575
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      Russell, AR2368103,9554,765
      Source: The Russell, 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.