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Polk County Arrest Records

What are Polk County Arrest Statistics?

Polk amassed 1,913 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Polk’s arrest rate was 1,379.50 per 100,000 residents. The county of Polk is 86.67% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 82 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Polk also experienced 579 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Atascosa and Austin, Polk is a more dangerous place to reside.

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  • 1,913 Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 1,379.50 Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 82 Violent crime arrests

Polk County Recent Arrest Trends

In Polk, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 350 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Polk, is burglary, and the third most common is motor vehicle theft.

  • 350 Larceny/Theft
  • 177 Burglary
  • 52 Motor Vehicle Theft

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

In Polk, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Polk has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Polk experienced 82 violent crimes and 579 non-violent crimes. When comparing Polk to the national average of 739.02, Polk is higher by 86.67% than the national average.

Polk County Crime Rate from 2004-2017

Polk County Arrest and Criminal Records by Age

Most crimes committed in Polk are perpetrated by people between the ages of 21-30. Conversely, those committing the fewest crimes are between the ages of 71-80.

Polk County Crime Rate by Age Groups

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