Selma has a population of 24,817. During the past three years, Selma saw 3,538 arrests. For 2017, the Selma's arrest rate totaled 469.44 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 48.3% makes Selma higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 292 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Selma also totaled 873 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Clovis and Coalinga, Selma is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Selma had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Selma averaged 292 violent crimes and 873 non-violent crimes.
The city of Selma experienced 1,955 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 11 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 89 was for legacy rape and 24 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 354, and the aggravated assault total was 1,477.