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Total crime 54%
Violent crime 18%
Property crime 60%
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 peopleSalem/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime19n/a (estimate)1,1843,4572,580
Murder0n/a0.07.25.0
Rape1n/a62.372.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.052.986.2
Assault4n/a249.2410.7246.8
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)312544381
Burglary4n/a249.2636.8376.0
Theft10n/a623.12,040.21,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0236.0228.9
Property crime14n/a (estimate)8722,9132,200

Key findings

  • Salem crime rates are 54% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Salem are 18% lower than the national average
  • In Salem you have a 1 in 85 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Salem is safer than 46% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Salem has decreased by 26%

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      Daily Crime In Salem (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Salem

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Salem is 1 in 322
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Salem is 1 in 115
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Salem is 1 in 85

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

      Salem police department

      ItemSalemArkansasNational
      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
      Haskell, AR4,3764097741,183
      Cammack Village, AR9692201,1771,397
      Shannon Hills, AR3,6142401,2821,522
      Salem city, AR1,9352631,4101,673
      Avilla, AR9942811,5041,785
      Landmark, AR3,0452821,5111,793
      East End, AR7,1484292,2952,723
      Salem, AR2,5713128721,184

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Milton, WV2,571114584699
      Privateer, SC2,5712311,4311,663
      Rockville, IN2,5711931,1031,296
      Konterra, MD2,571172747919
      Barnesville, MN2,57139039
      Salem, AR2,5713128721,184
      Source: The Salem, 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.