The city of La Junta, with a total population of 6,900, experienced 1,254 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 636.23 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 100.99% difference making La Junta higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 35 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of La Junta also handled 404 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
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The city of La Junta experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, La Junta totaled 35 violent crimes and 404 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, La Junta experienced 211 violent crimes. Of those, 1 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 44 were for legacy rape, 22 were for robbery, and 144 were for aggravated assault.