Riverside amassed 25,532 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Riverside’s arrest rate was 354.94 per 100,000 residents. The county of Riverside is 51.97% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 775 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Riverside also experienced 7,700 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Alameda and Marin, Riverside is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Riverside, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 4,579 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Riverside, is burglary, and the third most common is motor vehicle theft.
In Riverside, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Riverside has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Riverside experienced 775 violent crimes and 7,700 non-violent crimes. When comparing Riverside to the national average of 739.02, Riverside is lower by 51.97% than the national average.
Most crimes committed in Riverside are perpetrated by people between the ages of 21-30. Conversely, those committing the fewest crimes are between the ages of 81-90.
The majority 83% of felonies committed in Riverside, are committed by males. The rest of them 17% are committed by females.
The Riverside misdemeanors crime rates are committed by the following races: 33.1% of the crimes were committed by White, 29.9% by Hispanic people, 25.5% by African Americans, and the rest 11.5% were committed by Asians.