Valdez has a population of 3,842. During the past three years, Valdez saw 227 arrests. For 2017, the Valdez's arrest rate totaled 163.98 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 48.2% makes Valdez lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 12 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Valdez also totaled 51 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
Overall, Valdez had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Valdez averaged 12 violent crimes and 51 non-violent crimes.
The city of Valdez experienced 130 violent crimes during 2009-2017. Of that total, 19 was for legacy rape. The aggravated assault total was 111.