Selma has a population of 19,283. During the past three years, Selma saw 6,055 arrests. For 2016, the Selma's arrest rate totaled 954.21 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 191.36% makes Selma higher than the national average of 327.51 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 348 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Selma also totaled 1,492 arrests for property crimes during 2016.
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Overall, Selma had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2016, Selma averaged 348 violent crimes and 1,492 non-violent crimes.
The city of Selma experienced 2,070 violent crimes during 2007-2016. Of that total, 31 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 139 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 479, and the aggravated assault total was 1,421.