The county of Jasper had 1,229 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 1,155.75 per 100,000 residents. This is 56.39% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 100 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Jasper also processed 312 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Atascosa and Austin, Jasper is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Jasper is larceny/theft totaling 149, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Jasper County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Jasper tallied 100 violent crimes and 312 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Jasper is higher by 56.39% than the national average.