The city of Huntsville, with a total population of 195,173, experienced 32,467 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 563.50 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 78.02% difference making Huntsville higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 1,766 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Huntsville also handled 9,232 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
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The city of Huntsville experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Huntsville totaled 1,766 violent crimes and 9,232 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Huntsville experienced 16,229 violent crimes. Of those, 188 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 1,124 were for legacy rape, 4,678 were for robbery, and 10,239 were for aggravated assault.