Shasta amassed 4,607 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Shasta’s arrest rate was 818.90 per 100,000 residents. The county of Shasta is 10.81% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 527 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Shasta also experienced 944 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Alameda and Butte, Shasta is a more dangerous place to reside.
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In Shasta, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 468 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Shasta, is aggravated assault, and the third most common is burglary.
In Shasta, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Shasta has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Shasta experienced 527 violent crimes and 944 non-violent crimes. When comparing Shasta to the national average of 739.02, Shasta is higher by 10.81% than the national average.
Most crimes committed in Shasta are perpetrated by people between the ages of 21-30. Conversely, those committing the fewest crimes are between the ages of 81-90.