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Watsonville, CA Arrest Record Search

Watsonville has a population of 54,226. During the past three years, Watsonville saw 6,218 arrests. For 2017, the Watsonville's arrest rate totaled 370.49 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 17.04% makes Watsonville higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 298 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Watsonville also totaled 1,711 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Capitola and Santa Cruz, Watsonville is a safer place to live.

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  • 2,009Number of arrests in the city for 2017
  • 370.49Crime Rate
  • 54.96Violent Crime Rate
  • 315.53Property Crime Rate

Violent vs. Non-Violent Crimes

Overall, Watsonville had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Watsonville averaged 298 violent crimes and 1,711 non-violent crimes.

Watsonville Violent Crime Types from 2007-2017

The city of Watsonville experienced 3,301 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 32 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 190 was for legacy rape and 34 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 929, and the aggravated assault total was 2,116.

Watsonville City Police Department

It is situated in Santa Cruz county, California with a total number of 92 employees - 5 female, 68 male officers and 19 civilians. Watsonville PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is CA0440300, it belongs to the Pacific division in the West region with a region code of Region IV.

Total Crime Rate in Watsonville

YearCrime Rate
2007545.17
2008443.13
2009427.33
2010362.42
2011364.09
2012352.84
2013296.68
2014332.34
2015416.75
2016365.18
2017370.49
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