Dimmit County had 610 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 1,315.55 per 100.000 population which is by 78.01% higher than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 17 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 Dimmit is larceny/theft - 98 arrests followed by burglary - 21 and aggravated assault - 16 arrests.
Violent crime in Dimmit 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 56.48% higher.