Sacramento has a population of 499,997. During the past three years, Sacramento saw 57,005 arrests. For 2017, the Sacramento's arrest rate totaled 361.22 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 14.11% makes Sacramento higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 3,378 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Sacramento also totaled 14,683 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Citrus Heights and Elk Grove, Sacramento is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Sacramento had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Sacramento averaged 3,378 violent crimes and 14,683 non-violent crimes.
The city of Sacramento experienced 41,582 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 411 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 1,257 was for legacy rape and 173 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 14,808, and the aggravated assault total was 24,933.