The county of Holmes had 850 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 1,647.25 per 100,000 residents. This is 122.90% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 64 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Holmes also processed 257 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Alachua and Baker, Holmes is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Holmes is larceny/theft totaling 161, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Holmes County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Holmes tallied 64 violent crimes and 257 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Holmes is higher by 122.9% than the national average.
The majority of arrests made in Holmes are between the ages of 31-40. The age group committing the fewest number of crimes is between the ages of 10-20.