The county of Mariposa had 1,030 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 2,159.68 per 100,000 residents. This is 192.24% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 107 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Mariposa also processed 269 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Alameda and Butte, Mariposa is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Mariposa is larceny/theft totaling 184, followed by aggravated assault, and then burglary.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Mariposa County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Mariposa tallied 107 violent crimes and 269 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Mariposa is higher by 192.24% than the national average.