Palm Springs has a population of 48,193. During the past three years, Palm Springs saw 8,590 arrests. For 2017, the Palm Springs's arrest rate totaled 467.50 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 47.69% makes Palm Springs higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 290 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Palm Springs also totaled 1,963 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Banning and Beaumont, Palm Springs is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Palm Springs had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Palm Springs averaged 290 violent crimes and 1,963 non-violent crimes.
The city of Palm Springs experienced 3,202 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 26 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 223 was for legacy rape and 19 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 1,074, and the aggravated assault total was 1,860.