It is located in Kern County, CA. It has a population of 381,154 inhabitants. The crime rate is - 454.78 per 10.000 people. There have been 17,334 arrests in 2017. The city has seen a downtick in arrest records since last year by 0.001%. The majority of crimes committed in Bakersfield are larceny/theft crimes - 9,063 incarcerations, whereas the least popular crime is the murder and non negligent manslaughter - only 41 arrests.
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The city has seen more non-violent crimes than violent. There have been 1,827 felony charges and 15,507 non-violent crimes.
For the time period of 2007-2017, the city of Bakersfield averaged 21,029 violent crimes. Of that total, 288 was for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, 64 was for revised rape, another 498 was for legacy rape, 7,317 was for robbery, and 12,862 was for aggravated assault.