Placer amassed 5,507 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Placer’s arrest rate was 459.62 per 100,000 residents. The county of Placer is 37.81% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 302 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Placer also experienced 1,447 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Alameda and Imperial, Placer is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Placer, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 1,026 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Placer, is burglary, and the third most common is aggravated assault.
In Placer, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Placer has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Placer experienced 302 violent crimes and 1,447 non-violent crimes. When comparing Placer to the national average of 739.02, Placer is lower by 37.81% than the national average.
Most crimes committed in Placer are perpetrated by people between the ages of 21-30. Conversely, those committing the fewest crimes are between the ages of 61-70.