It is located in Cochise County, AZ. It has a population of 5,219 inhabitants. The crime rate is - 277.83 per 10.000 people. There have been 145 arrests in 2012. The city has seen a downtick in arrest records since last year by 0.002%. The majority of crimes committed in Benson are larceny/theft crimes - 105 incarcerations, whereas the least popular crime is the arson - only 0 arrests.
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The city has seen more non-violent crimes than violent. There have been 9 felony charges and 136 non-violent crimes.
For the time period of 2007-2012, the city of Benson averaged 29 violent crimes. Of that total, another 9 was for legacy rape, 6 was for robbery, and 14 was for aggravated assault.