Pittsburg has a population of 71,944. During the past three years, Pittsburg saw 7,001 arrests. For 2017, the Pittsburg's arrest rate totaled 292.87 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 7.48% makes Pittsburg lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 341 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Pittsburg also totaled 1,766 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Brentwood and Clayton, Pittsburg is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Pittsburg had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Pittsburg averaged 341 violent crimes and 1,766 non-violent crimes.
The city of Pittsburg experienced 2,260 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 58 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 129 was for legacy rape and 5 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 1,196, and the aggravated assault total was 872.