Desha County had 333 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 2,389.97 per 100.000 population which is by 223.40% higher than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 18 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Benton and county Cleveland it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
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Currently, the most popular arrest in Desha is larceny/theft - 45 arrests followed by burglary - 35 and aggravated assault - 14 arrests.
Violent crime in Desha County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has decreased along with the non-violent crime rate. Compared to the national average of - 100.65 per 100.000 people the overall violent crime rate for the county is by 323.20% higher.
Most of the county arrests fall into 21-30 age group whereas the least arrests are seen between people who are 10-20 years old.