Westminster has a population of 115,155. During the past three years, Westminster saw 12,274 arrests. For 2017, the Westminster's arrest rate totaled 342.41 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 8.17% makes Westminster higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 275 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Westminster also totaled 3,668 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Aurora and Brighton, Westminster is a safer place to live.
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Overall, Westminster had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Westminster averaged 275 violent crimes and 3,668 non-violent crimes.
The city of Westminster experienced 2,799 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 26 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 424 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 590, and the aggravated assault total was 1,759.