The county of Jefferson had 1,325 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 179.83 per 100,000 residents. This is 75.67% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 39 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Jefferson also processed 419 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Brazos and Collin, Jefferson is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Jefferson is larceny/theft totaling 248, followed by burglary, and then motor vehicle theft.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Jefferson County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Jefferson tallied 39 violent crimes and 419 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Jefferson is lower by 75.67% than the national average.