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Total crime 108%
Violent crime 122%
Property crime 106%
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 peopleWidener/100k peopleArkansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)5,372 (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)845 (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)4,526 (estimate)2,9132,200

Key findings

  • Widener crime rates are 108% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Widener are 122% higher than the national average
  • In Widener you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Widener is safer than 4% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Widener has decreased by 5%

Widener crime map

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      Daily Crime In Widener (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Widener

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Widener is 1 in 119
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Widener is 1 in 23
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Widener is 1 in 19

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

      Widener police department

      ItemWidenerArkansasNational
      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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      Widener, AR3268454,5265,372

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      Widener, AR3268454,5265,372
      Source: The Widener, 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.