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Crime rate in West Helena, Arkansas (AR): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


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Crime rates in West Helena (using Helena-West Helena) by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

2013

2014

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(21.9)
3
(23.4)
2
(16.5)
1
(8.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.2)
3
(25.9)
7
(61.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(36.4)
12
(93.8)
17
(140.0)
5
(41.9)
6
(52.2)
8
(65.8)
16
(138.0)
21
(184.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
26
(189.5)
23
(179.7)
44
(362.2)
31
(260.0)
20
(173.9)
26
(214.0)
42
(362.4)
27
(236.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
202
(1,472.5)
176
(1,375.0)
242
(1,992.3)
174
(1,459.6)
67
(582.5)
130
(1,069.8)
87
(750.6)
99
(867.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
475
(3,462.6)
490
(3,828.1)
564
(4,643.1)
412
(3,456.1)
422
(3,668.9)
470
(3,867.7)
347
(2,993.7)
264
(2,313.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
621
(4,526.9)
466
(3,640.6)
445
(3,663.5)
340
(2,852.1)
294
(2,556.1)
431
(3,546.7)
486
(4,192.9)
416
(3,645.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
51
(371.8)
52
(406.3)
34
(279.9)
15
(125.8)
23
(200.0)
31
(255.1)
13
(112.2)
25
(219.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
11
(80.2)
10
(78.1)
8
(65.9)
6
(50.3)
7
(60.9)
11
(90.5)
15
(129.4)
8
(70.1)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.9)877.7897.21146.3786.6585.7780.5807.5840.0

City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in West Helena, Arkansas as of December 03, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in West Helena to the number of sex offenders is 7,249 to 1.


See how dangerous West Helena, AR is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
West Helena:

840.0
Helena-West Helena:

780.6
Helena:

786.8
Marvell:

295.0
Marianna:

415.5
Clarksdale:

663.4
Violent crime rate in 2014
West Helena:

859.1
U.S. Average:

202.6

Violent crime rate in 2013
West Helena:

746.5
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
West Helena:

724.4
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2010
West Helena:

430.5
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
West Helena:

918.8
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
West Helena:

1,350.6
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
West Helena:

918.3
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
West Helena:

911.5
U.S. Average:

264.1

Property crime rate in 2014
West Helena:

678.1
U.S. Average:

232.8

Property crime rate in 2013
West Helena:

825.5
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
West Helena:

989.5
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2010
West Helena:

891.9
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
West Helena:

853.0
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
West Helena:

1,154.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
West Helena:

1,008.9
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
West Helena:

974.9
U.S. Average:

317.3

Murders per 100,000 population

Rapes per 100,000 population

Robberies per 100,000 population

Assaults per 100,000 population

Burglaries per 100,000 population

Thefts per 100,000 population

Auto thefts per 100,000 population

Arson per 100,000 population

City-data.com crime index

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 20 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.38
Arkansas average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 24 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.96
Arkansas average:

1.95

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 29 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.53
Arkansas average:

1.90


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in West Helena

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents)

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents) - Officers

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents) - Civilians

2014 2013 2012 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006

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Zip codes: 72390.