Walsenburg has a population of 2,871. During the past three years, Walsenburg saw 489 arrests. For 2016, the Walsenburg's arrest rate totaled 755.83 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 130.78% makes Walsenburg higher than the national average of 327.51 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 21 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Walsenburg also totaled 196 arrests for property crimes during 2016.
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Overall, Walsenburg had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2016, Walsenburg averaged 21 violent crimes and 196 non-violent crimes.
The city of Walsenburg experienced 125 violent crimes during 2007-2016. Of that total, 1 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 15 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 25, and the aggravated assault total was 84.