Dawson County had 129 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 327.97 per 100.000 population which is by 55.62% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 2 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Bell and county Brazos it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Dawson is larceny/theft - 24 arrests followed by burglary - 14 and motor vehicle theft - 3 arrests.
Violent crime in Dawson County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate is the same 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 84.84% lower.