Gillespie County had 232 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 275.25 per 100.000 population which is by 62.75% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 5 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 Gillespie is larceny/theft - 53 arrests followed by burglary - 15 and aggravated assault - 5 arrests.
Violent crime in Gillespie 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 81.27% lower.