Sunnyvale has a population of 154,919. During the past three years, Sunnyvale saw 7,675 arrests. For 2017, the Sunnyvale's arrest rate totaled 184.87 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 41.6% makes Sunnyvale lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 182 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Sunnyvale also totaled 2,682 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Cupertino and Los Altos, Sunnyvale is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Sunnyvale had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Sunnyvale averaged 182 violent crimes and 2,682 non-violent crimes.
The city of Sunnyvale experienced 1,805 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 19 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 197 was for legacy rape and 16 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 705, and the aggravated assault total was 868.