Walnut Ridge has a population of 4,638. During the past three years, Walnut Ridge saw 297 arrests. For 2017, the Walnut Ridge's arrest rate totaled 196.21 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 38.02% makes Walnut Ridge lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 13 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Walnut Ridge also totaled 78 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Black Rock and Hoxie, Walnut Ridge is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Walnut Ridge had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Walnut Ridge averaged 13 violent crimes and 78 non-violent crimes.
The city of Walnut Ridge experienced 121 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 22 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 1, and the aggravated assault total was 98.