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Cities in Texas Reporting the Most Drug Offenses

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5. Deer Park, TX
> Drug offenses in 2020: 1,365 per 100,000 people (459 total)
> Drug offenses as a share of all crimes against society: 87.1%
> Drug offenses as a share of all crime: 26.7%
> Location: Harris County
> Population: 33,631

4. Denison, TX
> Drug offenses in 2020: 1,435 per 100,000 people (371 total)
> Drug offenses as a share of all crimes against society: 88.8%
> Drug offenses as a share of all crime: 24.7%
> Location: Grayson County
> Population: 25,858

3. Hurst, TX
> Drug offenses in 2020: 1,461 per 100,000 people (567 total)
> Drug offenses as a share of all crimes against society: 91.0%
> Drug offenses as a share of all crime: 21.6%
> Location: Tarrant County
> Population: 38,796

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2. Bedford, TX
> Drug offenses in 2020: 1,469 per 100,000 people (724 total)
> Drug offenses as a share of all crimes against society: 93.5%
> Drug offenses as a share of all crime: 24.4%
> Location: Tarrant County
> Population: 49,274

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1. San Angelo, TX
> Drug offenses in 2020: 1,477 per 100,000 people (1,504 total)
> Drug offenses as a share of all crimes against society: 95.2%
> Drug offenses as a share of all crime: 17.1%
> Location: Tom Green County
> Population: 101,860

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