Phoenix has a population of 1,644,177. During the past three years, Phoenix saw 205,833 arrests. For 2017, the Phoenix's arrest rate totaled 443.16 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 40% makes Phoenix higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 12,511 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Phoenix also totaled 60,353 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Avondale and Buckeye, Phoenix is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Phoenix had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Phoenix averaged 12,511 violent crimes and 60,353 non-violent crimes.
The city of Phoenix experienced 106,616 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 1,505 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 7,332 was for legacy rape and 635 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 39,384, and the aggravated assault total was 57,760.