Temecula has a population of 115,220. During the past three years, Temecula saw 8,494 arrests. For 2017, the Temecula's arrest rate totaled 237.03 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 25.12% makes Temecula lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 117 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Temecula also totaled 2,614 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Beaumont and Cathedral City, Temecula is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Temecula had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Temecula averaged 117 violent crimes and 2,614 non-violent crimes.
The city of Temecula experienced 1,317 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 20 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 78 was for legacy rape and 18 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 576, and the aggravated assault total was 625.