Yuma amassed 88 arrests over the past three years. During 2012, Yuma’s arrest rate was 247.11 per 100,000 residents. The county of Yuma is 72.9% lower than the national average of 911.80 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 2 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Yuma also experienced 23 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Boulder and Baca, Yuma is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Yuma, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 20 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Yuma, is murder and non negligent manslaughter, and the third most common is motor vehicle theft.
In Yuma, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Yuma has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2012, Yuma experienced 2 violent crimes and 23 non-violent crimes. When comparing Yuma to the national average of 911.80, Yuma is lower by 72.9% than the national average.