The city of Oakland, with a total population of 424,915, experienced 91,573 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 728.22 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 130.05% difference making Oakland higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 5,521 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Oakland also handled 25,422 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Alameda and Albany, Oakland is a more dangerous place to live.
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The city of Oakland experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Oakland totaled 5,521 violent crimes and 25,422 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Oakland experienced 75,710 violent crimes. Of those, 1,069 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, 389 were for revised rape, another 2,716 were for legacy rape, 37,756 were for robbery, and 33,780 were for aggravated assault.