Paragould has a population of 28,588. During the past three years, Paragould saw 4,838 arrests. For 2017, the Paragould's arrest rate totaled 565.62 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 78.69% makes Paragould higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 163 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Paragould also totaled 1,454 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
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Overall, Paragould had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Paragould averaged 163 violent crimes and 1,454 non-violent crimes.
The city of Paragould experienced 1,355 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 3 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 273 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 137, and the aggravated assault total was 942.