Atascosa County had 1,728 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 1,061.54 per 100.000 population which is by 43.64% higher than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 77 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Austin and county Bell it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Atascosa is larceny/theft - 235 arrests followed by burglary - 150 and aggravated assault - 70 arrests.
Violent crime in Atascosa County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has increased but not 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 56.78% higher.