Pocahontas has a population of 6,447. During the past three years, Pocahontas saw 980 arrests. For 2017, the Pocahontas's arrest rate totaled 466.88 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 47.49% makes Pocahontas higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 18 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Pocahontas also totaled 283 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
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Overall, Pocahontas had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Pocahontas averaged 18 violent crimes and 283 non-violent crimes.
The city of Pocahontas experienced 97 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 30 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 5, and the aggravated assault total was 62.
It is situated in Randolph county, Arkansas with a total number of 16 employees - 1 female, 14 male officers and 1 civilians. Pocahontas PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is AR0610100, it belongs to the West South Central division in the South region with a region code of Region III.