Sharp amassed 440 arrests over the past three years. During 2006, Sharp’s arrest rate was 978.01 per 100,000 residents. The county of Sharp is 14.21% lower than the national average of 1,140.06 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 20 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Sharp also experienced 149 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Benton and Craighead, Sharp is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Sharp, the most common crime is burglary which accounts for 82 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Sharp, is larceny/theft, and the third most common is aggravated assault.
In Sharp, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Sharp has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2006, Sharp experienced 20 violent crimes and 149 non-violent crimes. When comparing Sharp to the national average of 1,140.06, Sharp is lower by 14.21% than the national average.
Most crimes committed in Sharp are perpetrated by people between the ages of 21-30. Conversely, those committing the fewest crimes are between the ages of 10-20.