The county of Hale had 326 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 303.53 per 100,000 residents. This is 58.93% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 17 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Hale also processed 87 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Bell and Brazos, Hale is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Hale is larceny/theft totaling 42, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Hale County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Hale tallied 17 violent crimes and 87 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Hale is lower by 58.93% than the national average.