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


Crime rates in West Memphis by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
11
(38.7)
10
(35.1)
3
(10.7)
3
(10.9)
4
(14.8)
6
(22.1)
4
(15.1)
6
(22.9)
4
(15.8)
6
(23.8)
14
(56.4)
7
(27.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
32
(112.7)
35
(122.8)
41
(145.7)
32
(116.6)
30
(111.1)
26
(95.6)
37
(139.9)
29
(110.9)
48
(189.2)
36
(142.8)
50
(201.5)
35
(139.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
131
(461.5)
124
(435.0)
187
(664.6)
121
(440.9)
102
(377.8)
124
(455.9)
115
(434.9)
137
(523.8)
47
(185.3)
75
(297.4)
80
(322.3)
103
(409.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
349
(1,229.4)
361
(1,266.5)
359
(1,275.9)
467
(1,701.5)
567
(2,100.4)
529
(1,945.1)
459
(1,735.7)
481
(1,839.2)
264
(1,040.6)
306
(1,213.4)
317
(1,277.3)
302
(1,201.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,043
(3,674.1)
832
(2,919.0)
882
(3,134.7)
1,188
(4,328.5)
1,077
(3,989.6)
1,049
(3,857.2)
1,361
(5,146.7)
1,090
(4,167.8)
400
(1,576.7)
367
(1,455.3)
369
(1,486.8)
380
(1,512.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,038
(3,656.5)
959
(3,364.6)
1,193
(4,240.0)
1,185
(4,317.6)
1,042
(3,860.0)
1,075
(3,952.8)
1,166
(4,409.3)
1,166
(4,458.4)
982
(3,870.7)
911
(3,612.5)
751
(3,026.0)
819
(3,259.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
170
(598.8)
108
(378.9)
116
(412.3)
178
(648.5)
146
(540.8)
147
(540.5)
109
(412.2)
138
(527.7)
84
(331.1)
95
(376.7)
80
(322.3)
102
(406.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
20
(70.5)
18
(63.2)
25
(88.9)
17
(61.9)
7
(25.9)
17
(62.5)
12
(45.4)
16
(61.2)
9
(35.5)
11
(43.6)
10
(40.3)
10
(39.8)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 273.8)1003.3921.41014.51115.31128.91117.81189.41171.9738.3770.2877.1799.3

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 were 62 registered sex offenders living in West Memphis, Arkansas as of March 25, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in West Memphis to the number of sex offenders is 413 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


City-Data.com crime index in West Memphis, AR compared to other U.S. cities
See how dangerous West Memphis, AR is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
West Memphis:

799.3
Marion:

440.0
Memphis:

878.0
Horn Lake:

554.5
Southaven:

183.6
Earle:

373.2
Bartlett:

192.1
Millington:

486.5
Hughes:

172.1
Violent crime rate in 2017
West Memphis:

1,001.0
U.S. Average:

214.8

Violent crime rate in 2016
West Memphis:

1,114.1
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
West Memphis:

945.8
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
West Memphis:

833.7
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2012
West Memphis:

1,338.3
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
West Memphis:

1,255.5
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
West Memphis:

1,340.3
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
West Memphis:

1,379.9
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
West Memphis:

1,209.6
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
West Memphis:

1,137.3
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
West Memphis:

1,043.7
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
West Memphis:

1,035.6
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2001
West Memphis:

672.3
U.S. Average:

276.6

Property crime rate in 2017
West Memphis:

526.3
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
West Memphis:

497.0
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
West Memphis:

528.2
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
West Memphis:

558.5
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2012
West Memphis:

1,135.6
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
West Memphis:

1,311.6
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
West Memphis:

1,050.2
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
West Memphis:

1,072.1
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
West Memphis:

1,178.9
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
West Memphis:

900.8
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
West Memphis:

808.9
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
West Memphis:

1,007.5
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2001
West Memphis:

565.8
U.S. Average:

337.2

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 2017, including police officers: 100 (79 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.14
Arkansas average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 96 (76 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.06
Arkansas average:

3.11

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 103 (78 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.09
Arkansas average:

1.97

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 100 (78 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.07
Arkansas average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 101 (78 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.06
Arkansas average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 97 (77 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.94
Arkansas average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 94 (74 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.80
Arkansas average:

1.97

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 95 (75 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.76
Arkansas average:

2.12

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 100 (82 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.04
Arkansas average:

2.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 91 (71 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.59
Arkansas average:

2.13

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 98 (80 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.84
Arkansas average:

1.97

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 102 (82 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.96
Arkansas average:

1.92

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 97 (79 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.86
Arkansas average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 99 (79 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.86
Arkansas average:

1.95

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 101 (82 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.96
Arkansas average:

1.90


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in West Memphis
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 72301.