Pleasant Hill has a population of 35,136. During the past three years, Pleasant Hill saw 5,373 arrests. For 2017, the Pleasant Hill's arrest rate totaled 518.56 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 63.82% makes Pleasant Hill higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 83 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Pleasant Hill also totaled 1,739 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Antioch and Brentwood, Pleasant Hill is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Pleasant Hill had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Pleasant Hill averaged 83 violent crimes and 1,739 non-violent crimes.
The city of Pleasant Hill experienced 934 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 4 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 47 was for legacy rape and 1 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 446, and the aggravated assault total was 436.