Santa Clara amassed 4,872 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Santa Clara’s arrest rate was 0.00 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 383 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Santa Clara also experienced 1,271 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Alameda and Butte, Santa Clara is a safer place to reside.
In Santa Clara, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 834 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Santa Clara, is aggravated assault, and the third most common is burglary.