Whittier has a population of 87,141. During the past three years, Whittier saw 8,624 arrests. For 2017, the Whittier's arrest rate totaled 322.12 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 1.76% makes Whittier higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 300 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Whittier also totaled 2,507 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Agoura Hills and Alhambra, Whittier is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Whittier had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Whittier averaged 300 violent crimes and 2,507 non-violent crimes.
The city of Whittier experienced 3,166 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 31 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 130 was for legacy rape and 32 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 1,114, and the aggravated assault total was 1,859.