Peoria has a population of 165,889. During the past three years, Peoria saw 11,509 arrests. For 2017, the Peoria's arrest rate totaled 229.01 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 27.65% makes Peoria lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 414 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Peoria also totaled 3,385 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Buckeye and Gilbert, Peoria is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Peoria had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Peoria averaged 414 violent crimes and 3,385 non-violent crimes.
The city of Peoria experienced 3,415 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 52 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 411 was for legacy rape and 16 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 840, and the aggravated assault total was 2,096.