The city of Newark, with a total population of 46,360, experienced 4,149 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 342.11 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 8.07% difference making Newark higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 88 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Newark also handled 1,498 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Alameda and Albany, Newark is a more dangerous place to live.
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The city of Newark experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Newark totaled 88 violent crimes and 1,498 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Newark experienced 1,655 violent crimes. Of those, 13 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, 18 were for revised rape, another 106 were for legacy rape, 638 were for robbery, and 880 were for aggravated assault.