Ventura amassed 2,949 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Ventura’s arrest rate was 116.86 per 100,000 residents. The county of Ventura is 84.19% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 176 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Ventura also experienced 817 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Orange and Solano, Ventura is a more dangerous place to reside.
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In Ventura, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 531 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Ventura, is burglary, and the third most common is aggravated assault.
In Ventura, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Ventura has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Ventura experienced 176 violent crimes and 817 non-violent crimes. When comparing Ventura to the national average of 739.02, Ventura is lower by 84.19% than the national average.