Edwards County had 72 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 714.77 per 100.000 population which is by 3.28% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 2 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Doniphan and county Harvey it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Edwards is larceny/theft - 15 arrests followed by burglary - 3 and murder and non negligent manslaughter - 1 arrests.
Violent crime in Edwards County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate is the same along with the non-violent crime rate. Compared to the national average of - 100.65 per 100.000 people the overall violent crime rate for the county is by 32.36% lower.
Most of the county arrests fall into 31-40 age group whereas the least arrests are seen between people who are 51-60 years old.