The city of Murrieta, with a total population of 113,016, experienced 5,083 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 147.06 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 53.54% difference making Murrieta lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 80 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Murrieta also handled 1,582 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Banning and Beaumont, Murrieta is a safer place to live.
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The city of Murrieta experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Murrieta totaled 80 violent crimes and 1,582 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Murrieta experienced 935 violent crimes. Of those, 11 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, 16 were for revised rape, another 96 were for legacy rape, 314 were for robbery, and 498 were for aggravated assault.