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Van Buren, AR Crime Reports & Statistics


Neighborhood Crime Statistics For Van Buren, Arkansas


Population: 22,396 in 2008

Van Buren, AR Map
The Van Buren, AR crime report and city information below can give residents and potential residents incite on their local area and surroundings. This information that was collected and published on this site is from the participation of over 17,000 law enforcement agencies across the United States. These statistics are collected and published by the FBI on an annual basis for special studies and reports, on the cities in the United States. *
Van Buren, AR Crime Categories
Van Buren Law Enforcement
Van Buren Violent Crimes
Van Buren Forcible Rapes
Van Buren Murders
Van Buren Robbery
Van Buren Aggravated Assaults
Van Buren Property Crimes
Van Buren Burglary
Van Buren Larceny
Van Buren Motor Vehicle
Van Buren Arson
Van Buren, AR Law Enforcement Statistics
Law Enforcement officers are individuals who ordinarily carry a firearm and a badge, have full arrest powers, and are paid from governmental funds set aside specifically for sworn law enforcement representatives. (UCR Definition)
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Law Enforcement - Van Buren, AR
Year
2009
Total Employees
58
Officers
43
Civilians
15
Year
2008
Total Employees
51
Officers
37
Civilians
14
Year
2007
Total Employees
57
Officers
43
Civilians
14
Year
2006
Total Employees
57
Officers
43
Civilians
14
Van Buren, AR Violent Crime Statistics
In 2009, Van Buren, Arkansas law enforcement had violent crimes reported. With a population of 22,396 in 2008, there were occurrences of violent crimes per 10k persons in Van Buren, Arkansas. The total known offenses in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 73, 63 and 43, respectively .

Violent crime is composed of four offenses: forcible rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, aggravated assault, and robbery. Violent crimes involve force or threat of force. (UCR Definition)
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Violent Crimes - Van Buren, AR
Year
2008
Population
22,396
Occurrences
43
Occurrences (per 10k)
19.2
Year
2007
Population
22,238
Occurrences
63
Occurrences (per 10k)
28.3
Year
2006
Population
21,492
Occurrences
73
Occurrences (per 10k)
34.0
Van Buren, AR Forceable Rape Crime Statistics
In 2009, Van Buren, Arkansas had occurrences of forcible rape per 10k persons in a population of 22,396 in 2008. The total known offenses of forcible rape in Van Buren in 2009 was . There were 19 known offenses in 2006, 7 in 2007, and 5 in 2008.

Forcible rape is the carnal knowledge of a female forcibly and against her will. Rapes by force and attempts or assaults to rape regardless of the age of the victim are included. Statutory offenses (no force used--victim under age of consent) are excluded. (UCR Definition)
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Forcible Rape - Van Buren, AR
Year
2008
Population
22,396
Occurrences
5
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.2
Year
2007
Population
22,238
Occurrences
7
Occurrences (per 10k)
3.1
Year
2006
Population
21,492
Occurrences
19
Occurrences (per 10k)
8.8
Van Buren, AR Murder Statistics
Van Buren, Arkansas had murders in 2009. With a total population of in 2009, there were occurrences of murder per 10k persons in Van Buren, Arkansas. The murder rates in Van Buren, Arkansas in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 1, 0 and 0, respectively.

Murder and non-negligent manslaughter is the willful (non-negligent) killing of one human being by another. (UCR Definition)
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Murder - Van Buren, AR
Year
2008
Population
22,396
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2007
Population
22,238
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Year
2006
Population
21,492
Occurrences
1
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.5
Van Buren, AR Aggravated Assault Statistics
The total known offenses of aggravated assault in Van Buren, Arkansas in 2009 was . Van Buren had occurrences of aggravated assault per 10k persons in a population of 22,396 in 2008. In Van Buren there were 53 offenses in 2006, 47 in 2007, and 33 in 2008.

Aggravated assault is an unlawful attack by one person upon another for the purpose of inflicting severe or aggravated bodily injury. The Program further specifies that this type of assault is usually accompanied by the use of a weapon or by other means likely to produce death or great bodily harm. Attempted aggravated assault that involves the display of--or threat to use--a gun, knife, or other weapon is included in this crime category because serious personal injury would likely result if the assault were completed. When aggravated assault and larceny-theft occur together, the offense falls under the category of robbery. (UCR Definition)
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Assault - Van Buren, AR
Year
2008
Population
22,396
Occurrences
33
Occurrences (per 10k)
14.7
Year
2007
Population
22,238
Occurrences
47
Occurrences (per 10k)
21.1
Year
2006
Population
21,492
Occurrences
53
Occurrences (per 10k)
24.7
Van Buren, AR Robbery Statistics
In 2009, Van Buren, Arkansas had occurrences of robberies reported to the police. With 22,396 in 2008 people living in Van Buren, in 2009 there were occurrences per 10k persons. Based on statistics from the FBI, there were 0 robberies in 2006, 9 in 2007 and 5 in 2008.

Robbery is the taking or attempting to take anything of value from the care, custody, or control of a person or persons by force or threat of force or violence and/or by putting the victim in fear. (UCR Definition)
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Robbery - Van Buren, AR
Year
2008
Population
22,396
Occurrences
5
Occurrences (per 10k)
2.2
Year
2007
Population
22,238
Occurrences
9
Occurrences (per 10k)
4.0
Year
2006
Population
21,492
Occurrences
0
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.0
Van Buren, AR Property Crime Statistics
A property crime includes burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft and arson. In 2009, Van Buren, Arkansas had property crimes. The population in 2009 for Van Buren was 22,396 in 2008; the number of violent crimes per 10k persons was . Looking back at the previous three years in Van Buren, Arkansas, you will see that there were 901 property crimes in 2006, 831 in 2007 and 763 in 2008.

A property crime includes the offenses of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson. The object of the theft-type offenses is the taking of money or property, but there is no force or threat of force against the victims. The property crime category includes arson because the offense involves the destruction of property; however, arson victims may be subjected to force. Because of limited participation and varying collection procedures by local agencies, only limited data are available for arson. Arson statistics are included in trend, clearance, and arrest tables throughout Crime in the United States, but they are not included in any estimated volume data. The arson section in this report provides more information on that offense. (UCR Definition)
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Property Crime - Van Buren, AR
Year
2008
Population
22,396
Occurrences
763
Occurrences (per 10k)
340.7
Year
2007
Population
22,238
Occurrences
831
Occurrences (per 10k)
373.7
Year
2006
Population
21,492
Occurrences
901
Occurrences (per 10k)
419.2
Van Buren, AR Burglary Statistics
The total known offenses of burglary in Van Buren, Arkansas in 2009 was . Burglary is part of the violent crimes category. Based on the known offenses and its population of 22,396 in 2008 in 2009, Van Buren, Arkansas had occurrences of burglary per 10k persons. In Van Buren there were 241 burglary offenses in 2006, 202 in 2007, and 203 in 2008.

Burglary is defined in the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program as the unlawful entry of a structure to commit a felony or theft. The use of force to gain entry is not required to classify an offense as a burglary. Burglary in the UCR program is categorized into three sub classifications: forcible entry, unlawful entry where no force is used, and attempted forcible entry. (UCR Definition)

Did you know that a burglary occurs in the United States every 15 seconds? In 2008, there were 2.4 billion burglaries in just the U.S.A! Property loss due to burglary totaled $4.3 billion in 2008, with an average loss of $1,991 per occurrence. You may qualify for a FREE home security system; simply fill out the form on the top of this page to get a free, no-obligation quote and protect yourself from being part of these statistics.
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Burglary - Van Buren, AR
Year
2008
Population
22,396
Occurrences
203
Occurrences (per 10k)
90.6
Year
2007
Population
22,238
Occurrences
202
Occurrences (per 10k)
90.8
Year
2006
Population
21,492
Occurrences
241
Occurrences (per 10k)
112.1
Van Buren, AR Larceny Statistics
Van Buren, Arkansas had offenses of larceny-theft reported to the police in 2009. With 22,396 in 2008 people living in Van Buren that year, there were occurrences per 10k persons. Based on the statistics from the FBI, there were 622 larceny-thefts in 2006, 600 in 2007 and 546 in 2008.

Larceny-theft (except motor vehicle theft) is the unlawful taking, carrying, leading, or riding away of property from the possession or constructive possession of another. Examples are thefts of bicycles or automobile accessories, shoplifting, pocket-picking, or the stealing of any property or article which is not taken by force and violence or by fraud. Attempted larcenies are included. Embezzlement, confidence games, forgery, worthless checks, etc., are excluded. (UCR Definition)
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Larceny - Van Buren, AR
Year
2008
Population
22,396
Occurrences
546
Occurrences (per 10k)
243.8
Year
2007
Population
22,238
Occurrences
600
Occurrences (per 10k)
269.8
Year
2006
Population
21,492
Occurrences
622
Occurrences (per 10k)
289.4
Van Buren, AR Motor Vehicle Crime Statistics
In 2009, Van Buren, Arkansas law enforcement had motor vehicle thefts reported. With a population of 22,396 in 2008 in Van Buren, there were occurrences of motor vehicle theft per 10k persons. The total known offenses by law enforcement of this kind in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were 38, 29 and 14, respectively.

Motor vehicle theft is the theft or attempted theft of a motor vehicle. The offense includes the stealing of automobiles, trucks, buses, motorcycles, snowmobiles, etc. The taking of a motor vehicle for temporary use by persons having lawful access is excluded from this definition. (UCR Definition)
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Motor Vehicle Crime - Van Buren, AR
Year
2008
Population
22,396
Occurrences
14
Occurrences (per 10k)
6.3
Year
2007
Population
22,238
Occurrences
29
Occurrences (per 10k)
13.0
Year
2006
Population
21,492
Occurrences
38
Occurrences (per 10k)
17.7
Van Buren, AR Arson Statistics
The total known offenses of arson in Van Buren in 2009 was . Van Buren, Arkansas had occurrences of arson per 10k persons in a population of 22,396 in 2008. In Van Buren, Arkansas, the known offenses of arson were 2 in 2006, 2 in 2007, and 4 in 2008.

Arson is any willful or malicious burning or attempt to burn, with or without intent to defraud, a dwelling house, public building, motor vehicle or aircraft, personal property of another, etc. (UCR Definition)
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Arson - Van Buren, AR
Year
2008
Population
22,396
Occurrences
4
Occurrences (per 10k)
1.8
Year
2007
Population
22,238
Occurrences
2
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.9
Year
2006
Population
21,492
Occurrences
2
Occurrences (per 10k)
0.9
*Disclaimer: Each year when the FBI crime statistics are published, we compile the rankings of cities and countries on our website. These rough rankings provide no insight into the numerous variables that mold crime in a particular town, city, county, state, or region. Because of this, these numbers sometimes lead to simplistic and/or incomplete analyses that often create misleading perceptions adversely affecting communities and their residents. SecurityGuide.com is not responsible for the accuracy or incompleteness of these figures.
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