Palmer has a population of 7,184. During the past three years, Palmer saw 601 arrests. For 2017, the Palmer's arrest rate totaled 367.48 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 16.09% makes Palmer higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 20 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Palmer also totaled 244 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
Overall, Palmer had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Palmer averaged 20 violent crimes and 244 non-violent crimes.
The city of Palmer experienced 323 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 1 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 40 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 18, and the aggravated assault total was 264.