The county of Maricopa had 19,552 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 160.26 per 100,000 residents. This is 78.31% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 1,389 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Maricopa also processed 5,411 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Cochise and Coconino, Maricopa is a safer place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Maricopa is larceny/theft totaling 3,733, followed by aggravated assault, and then burglary.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Maricopa County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Maricopa tallied 1,389 violent crimes and 5,411 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Maricopa is lower by 78.31% than the national average.
The majority of arrests made in Maricopa are between the ages of 21-30. The age group committing the fewest number of crimes is between the ages of 81-90.