Paramount has a population of 55,041. During the past three years, Paramount saw 5,969 arrests. For 2017, the Paramount's arrest rate totaled 351.92 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 11.18% makes Paramount higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 324 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Paramount also totaled 1,613 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Agoura Hills and Alhambra, Paramount is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Paramount had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Paramount averaged 324 violent crimes and 1,613 non-violent crimes.
The city of Paramount experienced 3,491 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 46 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 97 was for legacy rape and 22 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 1,639, and the aggravated assault total was 1,687.