Brownsville, TX Arrest Records

Brownsville, TX is among the safest cities in the USA with 2.41 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 428th safest city in Texas among the 574 cities.
Brownsville, TX property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 32.48 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 4,960 larceny theft related arrests that decreased by 23.67% compared to 2015.

Brownsville Crime Rate

Total arrests in Brownsville 2016 decreased by 20.62% compared to 2015 and has higher crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes decreased from 502 to 448 while non-violent crime decreased by 21.26% from 7,656 to 6,028.

5 Crimes In Brownsville, TX in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 4,960
Burglary 917
Aggravated assault 264
Motor vehicle theft 151
Robbery 130

Other Cities in Texas with the Most Arrests

Among the 574 cities in state the most dangerous is Houston with 23,960 violent crimes that’s 24.59% of total of 97,437. South Padre Island has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 37 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
South Padre Island 184.80
Port Aransas 110.23
Humble 107.04
Kemah 81.85
Webster 80.53

Safest Cities in Texas

Are you planning a move to Texas? Here are the safest cities in Texas with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Brownsville is 1 out of 201 up by 0.08% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Muleshoe and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in San Saba.

City Arrests
San Saba 1.00
Jourdanton 1.38
Danbury 2.24
Crane 2.49
Cumby 2.53

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Brownsville decreased by 10.76% from 2015 and decreased by 10.4% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 500 to 448. In 2016 violent crime rate in Brownsville was 48.56% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.241%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Brownsville decreased by 21.26% from 2015 and decreased by 26.37% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 8,187 to 6,028. In 2016 property crime rate in Brownsville was 14.27% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 3.248%.

How Brownsville stands up against other cities

Brownsville vs. Grand Prairie

You’ll be in more risk in Brownsville compared to Grand Prairie that had 22.98% lower crime rate compared to Brownsville according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and the same as average 0.0000 in Grand Prairie city.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.8137 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 2.6436 in Grand Prairie.

Brownsville vs. Amarillo

You’ll be in more safety in Brownsville compared to Amarillo that had 55.87% higher crime rate compared to Brownsville according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0216 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0550 in Amarillo city.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.8137 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 4.5918 in Amarillo.

Names with the most arrests in Brownsville

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 48.15% are people aged between 21-30. Felonies are committed more by men. Misdemeanor records are popular among white population of the city.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Brownsville is 0.05% higher than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 9.56 daily crimes that occur in Brownsville.
  • Brownsville is more violent than Grand Prairie.
  • In Brownsville you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Brownsville have decreased by 20.62%.