The county of Lincoln had 270 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 518.06 per 100,000 residents. This is 29.9% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 5 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Lincoln also processed 66 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Benton and Craighead, Lincoln is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Lincoln is larceny/theft totaling 36, followed by burglary, and then motor vehicle theft.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Lincoln County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Lincoln tallied 5 violent crimes and 66 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Lincoln is lower by 29.9% than the national average.
The majority of arrests made in Lincoln are between the ages of 21-30. The age group committing the fewest number of crimes is between the ages of 31-40.