It is located in Los Angeles County, CA. It has a population of 97,728 inhabitants. The crime rate is - 383.41 per 10.000 people. There have been 3,747 arrests in 2017. The city has seen an uptick in arrest records since last year by 0.000%. The majority of crimes committed in Compton are larceny/theft crimes - 1,402 incarcerations, whereas the least popular crime is the murder and non negligent manslaughter - only 21 arrests.
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The city has seen more non-violent crimes than violent. There have been 1,164 felony charges and 2,583 non-violent crimes.
For the time period of 2007-2017, the city of Compton averaged 14,082 violent crimes. Of that total, 294 was for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, 53 was for revised rape, another 333 was for legacy rape, 4,706 was for robbery, and 8,696 was for aggravated assault.