San Jose has a population of 1,037,529. During the past three years, San Jose saw 86,582 arrests. For 2017, the San Jose's arrest rate totaled 284.44 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 10.14% makes San Jose lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 4,188 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of San Jose also totaled 25,323 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Cupertino and Los Altos, San Jose is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, San Jose had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, San Jose averaged 4,188 violent crimes and 25,323 non-violent crimes.
The city of San Jose experienced 38,741 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 375 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 2,851 was for legacy rape and 576 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 12,399, and the aggravated assault total was 22,540.