Yuma has a population of 95,522. During the past three years, Yuma saw 10,318 arrests. For 2017, the Yuma's arrest rate totaled 323.07 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 2.06% makes Yuma higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 491 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Yuma also totaled 2,595 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to San Luis and Somerton, Yuma is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Yuma had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Yuma averaged 491 violent crimes and 2,595 non-violent crimes.
The city of Yuma experienced 5,281 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 42 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 341 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 698, and the aggravated assault total was 4,200.