The city of Homer, with a total population of 5,735, experienced 599 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 387.10 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 22.29% difference making Homer higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 11 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Homer also handled 211 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Kenai and Soldotna, Homer is a safer place to live.
The city of Homer experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Homer totaled 11 violent crimes and 211 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Homer experienced 408 violent crimes. Of those, 1 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 11 were for legacy rape, 16 were for robbery, and 380 were for aggravated assault.