The city of Hayward, with a total population of 161,417, experienced 15,897 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 346.06 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 9.32% difference making Hayward higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 563 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Hayward also handled 5,023 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Alameda and Albany, Hayward is a more dangerous place to live.
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The city of Hayward experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Hayward totaled 563 violent crimes and 5,023 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Hayward experienced 7,278 violent crimes. Of those, 90 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, 33 were for revised rape, another 532 were for legacy rape, 4,208 were for robbery, and 2,415 were for aggravated assault.