Sitka has a population of 8,736. During the past three years, Sitka saw 499 arrests. For 2017, the Sitka's arrest rate totaled 202.61 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 35.99% makes Sitka lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 14 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Sitka also totaled 163 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
Overall, Sitka had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Sitka averaged 14 violent crimes and 163 non-violent crimes.
The city of Sitka experienced 176 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 2 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 27 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 10, and the aggravated assault total was 137.