Runnels amassed 84 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Runnels’s arrest rate was 229.71 per 100,000 residents. The county of Runnels is 68.92% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 5 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Runnels also experienced 19 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Brazos and Collin, Runnels is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Runnels, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 10 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Runnels, is burglary, and the third most common is aggravated assault.
In Runnels, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Runnels has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Runnels experienced 5 violent crimes and 19 non-violent crimes. When comparing Runnels to the national average of 739.02, Runnels is lower by 68.92% than the national average.