The city of Glendale, with a total population of 249,273, experienced 40,417 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 501.86 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 58.54% difference making Glendale higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 1,217 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Glendale also handled 11,293 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Avondale and Buckeye, Glendale is a more dangerous place to live.
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The city of Glendale experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Glendale totaled 1,217 violent crimes and 11,293 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Glendale experienced 11,476 violent crimes. Of those, 157 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, 49 were for revised rape, another 620 were for legacy rape, 4,427 were for robbery, and 6,223 were for aggravated assault.