Ridgecrest has a population of 28,873. During the past three years, Ridgecrest saw 2,106 arrests. For 2017, the Ridgecrest's arrest rate totaled 233.09 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 26.36% makes Ridgecrest lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 155 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Ridgecrest also totaled 518 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Arvin and Bakersfield, Ridgecrest is a safer place to live.
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Overall, Ridgecrest had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Ridgecrest averaged 155 violent crimes and 518 non-violent crimes.
The city of Ridgecrest experienced 1,506 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 13 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 143 was for legacy rape and 18 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 171, and the aggravated assault total was 1,161.