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Total crime 43%
Violent crime 51%
Property crime 42%
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 peopleSherwood/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,158n/a (estimate)3,7023,4572,580
Murder1n/a3.27.25.0
Rape15n/a47.972.942.6
Robbery14n/a44.852.986.2
Assault150n/a479.5410.7246.8
Violent crime180n/a (estimate)575544381
Burglary229n/a732.0636.8376.0
Theft685n/a2,189.62,040.21,594.6
Vehicle theft64n/a204.6236.0228.9
Property crime978n/a (estimate)3,1262,9132,200

Key findings

  • Sherwood crime rates are 43% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sherwood are 51% higher than the national average
  • In Sherwood you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sherwood is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sherwood has decreased by 23%

Sherwood crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Sherwood (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Sherwood, per 100,000 residents. In Sherwood, the total number of daily crimes is 1.07 times more than the Arkansas average and 1.43 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Sherwood are 1.06 times more than the Arkansas average and 1.51 times more than the national average. For property crime, Sherwood has a daily crime rate that is 1.07 times more than the Arkansas average and 1.42 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Sherwood (higher is better)

      Is Sherwood 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 Sherwood to other cities in the state and across the country, Sherwood is 26% safer than other cities of Arkansas and 13% safer than other cities in the nation. Sherwood has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sherwood

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sherwood is 1 in 174
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sherwood is 1 in 32
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sherwood is 1 in 28
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Sherwood, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 174. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 32 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 Sherwood is 1 in 28.

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

      A good indicator of whether Sherwood 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 Sherwood has increased by 4%, while the property crime rate in Sherwood has decreased by 27% year over year. The number of total crimes in Sherwood has decreased by 23% year over year.

      Sherwood police department

      ItemSherwoodArkansasNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)885,164558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.92.93.3
      There are a total of 88 Sherwood police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 0.2% less than the Arkansas average and 9.5% 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
      Austin, AR3,108200713912
      Cammack Village, AR9692201,1771,397
      Shannon Hills, AR3,6142401,2821,522
      McAlmont, AR1,8452411,2911,532
      Cabot, AR25,4071471,5231,671
      Landmark, AR3,0452821,5111,793
      Wrightsville, AR1,2462901,5541,844
      Sherwood, AR30,2515753,1263,702

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Liberty, MO30,2392921,6051,897
      Los Altos, CA30,23842916958
      Santa Paula, CA30,2832961,5041,799
      North Royalton, OH30,30249402452
      Plainfield, IN30,3182762,3582,635
      Sherwood, AR30,2515753,1263,702
      Source: The Sherwood, 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.