South Lake Tahoe has a population of 21,768. During the past three years, South Lake Tahoe saw 1,654 arrests. For 2017, the South Lake Tahoe's arrest rate totaled 248.07 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 21.63% makes South Lake Tahoe lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 58 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of South Lake Tahoe also totaled 482 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
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Overall, South Lake Tahoe had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, South Lake Tahoe averaged 58 violent crimes and 482 non-violent crimes.
The city of South Lake Tahoe experienced 1,324 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 7 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 94 was for legacy rape and 22 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 248, and the aggravated assault total was 953.