Payson has a population of 15,504. During the past three years, Payson saw 1,499 arrests. For 2017, the Payson's arrest rate totaled 396.03 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 25.11% makes Payson higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 58 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Payson also totaled 556 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Globe and Miami, Payson is a safer place to live.
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Overall, Payson had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Payson averaged 58 violent crimes and 556 non-violent crimes.
The city of Payson experienced 482 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 4 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 20 was for legacy rape and 4 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 32, and the aggravated assault total was 422.