Oroville has a population of 19,091. During the past three years, Oroville saw 4,273 arrests. For 2017, the Oroville's arrest rate totaled 812.43 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 156.65% makes Oroville higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 124 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Oroville also totaled 1,427 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Biggs and Chico, Oroville is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Oroville had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Oroville averaged 124 violent crimes and 1,427 non-violent crimes.
The city of Oroville experienced 1,604 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 9 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 131 was for legacy rape and 18 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 332, and the aggravated assault total was 1,114.
It is situated in Butte county, California with a total number of 35 employees - 1 female, 18 male officers and 16 civilians. Oroville PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is CA0040400, it belongs to the Pacific division in the West region with a region code of Region IV.