Prairie amassed 190 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Prairie’s arrest rate was 860.50 per 100,000 residents. The county of Prairie is 16.44% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 4 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Prairie also experienced 67 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Benton and Craighead, Prairie is a more dangerous place to reside.
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In Prairie, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 35 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Prairie, is burglary, and the third most common is motor vehicle theft.
In Prairie, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Prairie has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Prairie experienced 4 violent crimes and 67 non-violent crimes. When comparing Prairie to the national average of 739.02, Prairie is higher by 16.44% than the national average.
Most crimes committed in Prairie are perpetrated by people between the ages of 31-40. Conversely, those committing the fewest crimes are between the ages of 51-60.