The county of Howard had 244 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 864.98 per 100,000 residents. This is 17.04% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 10 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Howard also processed 77 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Andrew and Bollinger, Howard is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Howard is larceny/theft totaling 55, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Howard County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Howard tallied 10 violent crimes and 77 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Howard is higher by 17.04% than the national average.
The majority of arrests made in Howard are between the ages of 21-30. The age group committing the fewest number of crimes is between the ages of 10-20.