Sacramento amassed 39,056 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Sacramento’s arrest rate was 781.53 per 100,000 residents. The county of Sacramento is 5.75% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 2,612 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Sacramento also experienced 9,224 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Alameda and Butte, Sacramento is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Sacramento, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 6,545 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Sacramento, is burglary, and the third most common is aggravated assault.
In Sacramento, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Sacramento has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Sacramento experienced 2,612 violent crimes and 9,224 non-violent crimes. When comparing Sacramento to the national average of 739.02, Sacramento is higher by 5.75% than the national average.