The city of Kenai, with a total population of 7,852, experienced 1,296 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 606.22 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 91.51% difference making Kenai higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 35 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Kenai also handled 441 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Homer and Seward, Kenai is a more dangerous place to live.
The city of Kenai experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Kenai totaled 35 violent crimes and 441 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Kenai experienced 368 violent crimes. Of those, 4 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 87 were for legacy rape, 17 were for robbery, and 260 were for aggravated assault.