The city of Long Beach, with a total population of 471,397, experienced 49,872 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 333.03 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 5.21% difference making Long Beach higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 3,101 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Long Beach also handled 12,598 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Agoura Hills and Alhambra, Long Beach is a more dangerous place to live.
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The city of Long Beach experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Long Beach totaled 3,101 violent crimes and 12,598 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Long Beach experienced 31,390 violent crimes. Of those, 359 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, 213 were for revised rape, another 1,327 were for legacy rape, 13,571 were for robbery, and 15,920 were for aggravated assault.