Bell County had 2,602 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 248.82 per 100.000 population which is by 66.33% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 70 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Brazos and county Collin it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Bell is larceny/theft - 472 arrests followed by burglary - 243 and motor vehicle theft - 62 arrests.
Violent crime in Bell 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 79.57% lower.
Most of the county arrests fall into 21-30 age group whereas the least arrests are seen between people who are 61-70 years old.
Most of the Bell felonies fall to males - 92.5% while women have a share of 7.5% felony crimes.