It is located in Contra Costa County, CA. It has a population of 25,704 inhabitants. The crime rate is - 587.07 per 10.000 people. There have been 1,509 arrests in 2017. The city has seen an uptick in arrest records since last year by 0.002%. The majority of crimes committed in El Cerrito are larceny/theft crimes - 1,100 incarcerations, whereas the least popular crime is the murder and non negligent manslaughter - only 1 arrests.
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The city has seen more non-violent crimes than violent. There have been 168 felony charges and 1,341 non-violent crimes.
For the time period of 2007-2017, the city of El Cerrito averaged 1,402 violent crimes. Of that total, 5 was for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, 3 was for revised rape, another 27 was for legacy rape, 847 was for robbery, and 520 was for aggravated assault.