The county of Mendocino had 2,233 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 724.65 per 100,000 residents. This is 1.94% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 254 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Mendocino also processed 381 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Alameda and Butte, Mendocino is a more dangerous place to live.
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The most popular crime committed in Mendocino is aggravated assault totaling 204, followed by larceny/theft, and then burglary.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Mendocino County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Mendocino tallied 254 violent crimes and 381 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Mendocino is lower by 1.94% than the national average.
The majority of arrests made in Mendocino are between the ages of 31-40. The age group committing the fewest number of crimes is between the ages of 10-20.
Most of the felonies committed in Mendocino, 80%, are perpetrated by males. The remainder of 20% is committed by females.
Misdemeanors crime rates by race for Mendocino are as follows: 86.5% of the crimes were committed by White, 7.7% by Hispanic people, and the remaining crimes 5.8% were committed by African Americans.