Ouachita amassed 386 arrests over the past three years. During 2016, Ouachita’s arrest rate was 531.16 per 100,000 residents. The county of Ouachita is 28.14% lower than the national average of 739.12 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 30 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Ouachita also experienced 98 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Benton and Craighead, Ouachita is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Ouachita, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 51 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Ouachita, is burglary, and the third most common is aggravated assault.
In Ouachita, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Ouachita has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2016, Ouachita experienced 30 violent crimes and 98 non-violent crimes. When comparing Ouachita to the national average of 739.12, Ouachita is lower by 28.14% than the national average.
Most crimes committed in Ouachita are perpetrated by people between the ages of 21-30. Conversely, those committing the fewest crimes are between the ages of 71-80.