The county of Howard had 704 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 484.91 per 100,000 residents. This is 34.38% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 31 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Howard also processed 147 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Bell and Bexar, Howard is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Howard is larceny/theft totaling 93, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Howard County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Howard tallied 31 violent crimes and 147 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Howard is lower by 34.38% than the national average.