The county of Karnes had 336 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 734.23 per 100,000 residents. This is 0.65% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 13 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Karnes also processed 99 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Austin and Bell, Karnes is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Karnes is larceny/theft totaling 57, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Karnes County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Karnes tallied 13 violent crimes and 99 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Karnes is lower by 0.65% than the national average.