San Diego amassed 18,018 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, San Diego’s arrest rate was 0.00 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 1,486 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of San Diego also experienced 4,548 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Alameda and Butte, San Diego is a safer place to reside.
In San Diego, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 2,645 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in San Diego, is aggravated assault, and the third most common is burglary.