Childress County had 38 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 212.71 per 100.000 population which is by 71.22% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 3 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 Childress is larceny/theft - 8 arrests followed by burglary - 4 and aggravated assault - 3 arrests.
Violent crime in Childress County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has increased 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 57.73% lower.