Tyler has recently found itself in an uncomfortable spotlight.

The city has been ranked among the top 5 in Texas for burglaries according to a study done by Fence Gnome, a concerning issue that calls for increased awareness and action.

The ranking, while unfortunate, underscores the importance of addressing property crime in Tyler.


Several factors contribute to the elevated burglary rates in Tyler. The city's growth and development have brought prosperity, but they have also attracted the attention of criminals.

Tyler's proximity to major highways and its role as a regional hub make it a convenient location for both legitimate commerce and illegal activities.

Tyler Ranks 4th In Texas For Burglar Vulnerability.


Several factors that make Tyler a hot spot burglars include target attractiveness, in other words, average home value and share of single-unit detached homes, and burglary prevalence.

The Top 5 Texas Cities Are:

  1. Houston
  2. Amarillo
  3. Lubbock
  4. TYLER
  5. Corpus Christi

While being ranked in the top 5 for burglaries in the state putting us in the likes of bigger cities like Houston, is undoubtedly unsettling, it serves as a catalyst for positive change in Tyler, pushing the community to come together and address the problem head-on.

Tyler Ranks 39th Out Of 500 U.S. Cities.


Local law enforcement agencies have been working diligently to combat this issue. To address the issue effectively, Tyler's community and authorities must continue working together. Crime prevention education, increased vigilance, and investing in security measures are vital steps toward making Tyler a safer place to live, work, and visit.

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The following individuals were arrested and booked into the Gregg County Jail and received at least one felony charge. These individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Some individuals have posted bail and are out of jail at this time while others are waiting for a bond hearing or court date. Some of the individuals below were detained by Gregg County deputies and are being held on a US Marshal, Federal, or Immigration detainer. All information was obtained through an open records request and provided by the Gregg County Sheriff's Office.

Gallery Credit: Gregg County Sheriff's Office

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