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Total crime 88%
Violent crime 101%
Property crime 86%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWatson/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,856 (estimate)3,4572,580
Murdern/an/an/a7.25.0
Rapen/an/an/a72.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a52.986.2
Assaultn/an/an/a410.7246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)764 (estimate)544381
Burglaryn/an/an/a636.8376.0
Theftn/an/an/a2,040.21,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a236.0228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)4,092 (estimate)2,9132,200

Key findings

  • Watson crime rates are 88% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Watson are 101% higher than the national average
  • In Watson you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Watson is safer than 5% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Watson has decreased by 10%

Watson crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Watson (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Watson

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Watson is 1 in 131
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Watson is 1 in 25
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Watson is 1 in 21

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

      Watson police department

      ItemWatsonArkansasNational
      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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      Dumas, AR4,4162879811,268
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      Tillar, AR2747654,0974,862
      Reed, AR1528444,5195,363
      Mitchellville, AR4008714,6675,538
      Winchester, AR2308794,7075,587
      Watson, AR1917644,0924,856

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      Darbyville, OH1912892,2492,538
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      McKinley, MN1913493,1623,511
      Trout Creek, MT1915073,3843,891
      Watson, AR1917644,0924,856
      Source: The Watson, 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.