Ward amassed 615 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Ward’s arrest rate was 1,500.00 per 100,000 residents. The county of Ward is 102.97% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 61 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Ward also experienced 113 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Aransas and Atascosa, Ward is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Ward, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 69 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Ward, is aggravated assault, and the third most common is burglary.
In Ward, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Ward has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Ward experienced 61 violent crimes and 113 non-violent crimes. When comparing Ward to the national average of 739.02, Ward is higher by 102.97% than the national average.