Safford has a population of 9,617. During the past three years, Safford saw 1,267 arrests. For 2017, the Safford's arrest rate totaled 401.37 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 26.8% makes Safford higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 23 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Safford also totaled 363 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Pima and Thatcher, Safford is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Safford had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Safford averaged 23 violent crimes and 363 non-violent crimes.
The city of Safford experienced 94 violent crimes during 2009-2017. Of that total, 2 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 6, and the aggravated assault total was 92.