The county of Hockley had 301 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 279.27 per 100,000 residents. This is 62.21% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 11 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Hockley also processed 54 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Bell and Brazos, Hockley is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Hockley is burglary totaling 24, followed by larceny/theft, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Hockley County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Hockley tallied 11 violent crimes and 54 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Hockley is lower by 62.21% than the national average.