The city of Lynwood, with a total population of 71,453, experienced 6,154 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 299.36 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 5.43% difference making Lynwood lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 458 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Lynwood also handled 1,681 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Agoura Hills and Alhambra, Lynwood is a more dangerous place to live.
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The city of Lynwood experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Lynwood totaled 458 violent crimes and 1,681 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Lynwood experienced 5,968 violent crimes. Of those, 65 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, 24 were for revised rape, another 172 were for legacy rape, 2,456 were for robbery, and 3,251 were for aggravated assault.