Tehachapi has a population of 12,210. During the past three years, Tehachapi saw 979 arrests. For 2017, the Tehachapi's arrest rate totaled 222.77 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 29.63% makes Tehachapi lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 49 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Tehachapi also totaled 223 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Arvin and Bakersfield, Tehachapi is a safer place to live.
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Overall, Tehachapi had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Tehachapi averaged 49 violent crimes and 223 non-violent crimes.
The city of Tehachapi experienced 387 violent crimes during 2009-2017. Of that total, 3 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 26 was for legacy rape and 10 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 53, and the aggravated assault total was 295.