Bandera County had 927 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 1,423.59 per 100.000 population which is by 92.63% higher than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 31 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Atascosa and county Austin it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Bandera is larceny/theft - 136 arrests followed by burglary - 117 and motor vehicle theft - 26 arrests.
Violent crime in Bandera County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has decreased 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 41.44% higher.