Riverside has a population of 328,023. During the past three years, Riverside saw 36,663 arrests. For 2017, the Riverside's arrest rate totaled 356.71 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 12.69% makes Riverside higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 1,669 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Riverside also totaled 10,032 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Banning and Beaumont, Riverside is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Riverside had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Riverside averaged 1,669 violent crimes and 10,032 non-violent crimes.
The city of Riverside experienced 17,045 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 138 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 1,096 was for legacy rape and 78 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 6,142, and the aggravated assault total was 9,591.