Washington has a population of 693,972. During the past three years, Washington saw 113,242 arrests. For 2017, the Washington's arrest rate totaled 510.50 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 61.27% makes Washington higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 6,584 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Washington also totaled 28,843 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
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Overall, Washington had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Washington averaged 6,584 violent crimes and 28,843 non-violent crimes.
The city of Washington experienced 83,615 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 1,462 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 3,447 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 39,327, and the aggravated assault total was 39,379.