Dallas County, TX Arrest Records

Dallas County, TX is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.02 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Harris, Travis, Bexar, Hidalgo, Montgomery counties in Texas.
Dallas County, TX property crime rate is 0.12 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 187 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 4.47% compared to 2015.

Dallas County, TX Crime Rate

Total arrests in Dallas County in 2016 increased by 9.78% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 25 to 45 while non-violent crime increased by 3.77% from 292 to 303.

5 Crimes In Dallas County, TX in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 187
Burglary 78
Motor vehicle theft 38
Aggravated assault 28
Revised rape 13

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Dallas County increased by 80% from 2015 and increased by 60.71% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 28 to 45. In 2016 violent crime rate in Dallas County was 99.63% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.002%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Dallas County increased by 3.77% from 2015 and increased by 18.36% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 256 to 303. In 2016 property crime rate in Dallas County was 99.59% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.012%.

How Dallas stands up against other counties

Dallas vs. Tarrant

You’ll be in more safety in Dallas compared to Tarrant county that had 243.39% higher crime rate compared to Dallas county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0004 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0015 in Tarrant county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.0148 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0461 in Tarrant county.

Dallas vs. Bexar

You’ll be in more safety in Dallas compared to Bexar county that had 2737.09% higher crime rate compared to Dallas county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0004 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0104 in Bexar county.
Arson rates of 0.0004 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0275 in Bexar county.

Names with the most arrests in Dallas

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Dallas, Texas, the most crimes, that's 40.94% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Dallas County is 1% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 0.04 daily crimes that occur in Dallas County.
  • Dallas, TX is safer than Tarrant.
  • In Dallas County you have a 1 in 7399 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Dallas, TX have increased by 9.78%.

Dallas Police Departments

Names in Dallas County