Santa Monica has a population of 92,935. During the past three years, Santa Monica saw 13,872 arrests. For 2017, the Santa Monica's arrest rate totaled 546.51 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 72.65% makes Santa Monica higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 705 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Santa Monica also totaled 4,374 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Agoura Hills and Alhambra, Santa Monica is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Santa Monica had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Santa Monica averaged 705 violent crimes and 4,374 non-violent crimes.
The city of Santa Monica experienced 4,968 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 26 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 260 was for legacy rape and 57 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 1,905, and the aggravated assault total was 2,720.