Walnut Creek has a population of 69,953. During the past three years, Walnut Creek saw 7,238 arrests. For 2017, the Walnut Creek's arrest rate totaled 344.37 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 8.79% makes Walnut Creek higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 105 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Walnut Creek also totaled 2,304 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Brentwood and Clayton, Walnut Creek is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Walnut Creek had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Walnut Creek averaged 105 violent crimes and 2,304 non-violent crimes.
The city of Walnut Creek experienced 1,059 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 9 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 25 was for legacy rape and 8 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 357, and the aggravated assault total was 660.