Seward has a population of 2,806. During the past three years, Seward saw 224 arrests. For 2017, the Seward's arrest rate totaled 256.59 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 18.94% makes Seward lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 11 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Seward also totaled 61 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Homer and Kenai, Seward is a safer place to live.
Overall, Seward had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Seward averaged 11 violent crimes and 61 non-violent crimes.
The city of Seward experienced 102 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 4 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 4, and the aggravated assault total was 94.