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Total crime 109%
Violent crime 120%
Property crime 107%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSearcy/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,241n/a (estimate)5,1983,4432,489
Murder4n/a16.88.05.0
Rape15n/a62.877.242.6
Robbery21n/a88.051.681.6
Assault159n/a666.0447.8250.2
Violent crime199n/a (estimate)834585379
Burglary230n/a963.4599.6340.5
Theft756n/a3,166.82,012.61,549.5
Vehicle theft56n/a234.6245.9219.9
Property crime1,042n/a (estimate)4,3652,8582,110

Key findings

  • Searcy crime rates are 109% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Searcy are 120% higher than the national average
  • In Searcy you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Searcy is safer than 4% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Searcy has increased by 57%

Searcy crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Searcy (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Searcy on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Arkansas and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Searcy (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Arkansas, are 1.51 times more than the state average and 2.09 times more than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Searcy on a daily basis are 1.43 times more than than Arkansas average and 2.20 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Searcy are 1.53 times more than the daily state average and 2.07 times more than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Searcy (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Searcy in comparison to other Arkansas communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Searcy safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Searcy being safer than 10% of cities in Arkansas and 4% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Arkansas cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Searcy. In conclusion, Searcy ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Searcy

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Searcy is 1 in 120
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Searcy is 1 in 23
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Searcy is 1 in 20
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Searcy, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 120. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 23 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Searcy is 1 in 20.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Searcy is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Searcy has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 60% in Searcy, while property crimes in Searcy have increased by 57%. Total crime has increased by 57% year over year.

      Searcy police department

      ItemSearcyArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)655,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.82.93.3
      There are a total of 65 Searcy police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 5.1% less than the Arkansas average and 14% less 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
      McRae, AR825151605756
      Kensett, AR1,5584331,1121,545
      Judsonia, AR2,0656061,4642,070
      Beebe, AR7,9522793,3123,591
      Higginson, AR6897043,4374,141
      Garner, AR1697433,6304,373
      Pangburn, AR5778013,9144,716
      Searcy, AR23,9698344,3655,198

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Rock Springs, WY23,9671911,3381,529
      Carteret, NJ23,9661351,1211,256
      South Plainfield, NJ23,9631241,6341,758
      Peekskill, NY23,977124862986
      Wekiwa Springs, FL23,9592371,3431,580
      Searcy, AR23,9698344,3655,198
      Source: The Searcy, 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.