South El Monte has a population of 21,012. During the past three years, South El Monte saw 2,268 arrests. For 2017, the South El Monte's arrest rate totaled 383.11 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 21.03% makes South El Monte higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 121 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of South El Monte also totaled 684 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Agoura Hills and Alhambra, South El Monte is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, South El Monte had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, South El Monte averaged 121 violent crimes and 684 non-violent crimes.
The city of South El Monte experienced 1,325 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 21 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 41 was for legacy rape and 8 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 457, and the aggravated assault total was 798.