The city of Little Rock, with a total population of 199,314, experienced 49,636 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 856.59 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 170.61% difference making Little Rock higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 3,256 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Little Rock also handled 13,817 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Jacksonville and Maumelle, Little Rock is a more dangerous place to live.
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When looking at arrest numbers - a great number of arrestees belonged to Black race, whilst the least arrests had Hispanic race.
The city of Little Rock experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Little Rock totaled 3,256 violent crimes and 13,817 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Little Rock experienced 31,346 violent crimes. Of those, 437 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 1,631 were for legacy rape, 8,666 were for robbery, and 20,612 were for aggravated assault.