San Luis Obispo amassed 4,902 arrests over the past three years. During 2016, San Luis Obispo’s arrest rate was 0.00 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 356 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of San Luis Obispo also experienced 1,384 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Alameda and Butte, San Luis Obispo is a safer place to reside.
In San Luis Obispo, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 920 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in San Luis Obispo, is burglary, and the third most common is aggravated assault.