The city of Goleta, with a total population of 31,000, experienced 1,519 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 161.94 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 48.84% difference making Goleta lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 51 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Goleta also handled 451 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Buellton and Guadalupe, Goleta is a more dangerous place to live.
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The city of Goleta experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Goleta totaled 51 violent crimes and 451 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Goleta experienced 488 violent crimes. Of those, 1 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, 10 were for revised rape, another 40 were for legacy rape, 104 were for robbery, and 333 were for aggravated assault.