Sanibel has a population of 7,505. During the past three years, Sanibel saw 240 arrests. For 2017, the Sanibel's arrest rate totaled 81.28 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 74.32% makes Sanibel lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 5 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Sanibel also totaled 56 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Cape Coral and Fort Myers, Sanibel is a safer place to live.
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Most of the city arrests fall into 41-50 age group - 50%, the least crimes have committed people between 61-70 - 8.3%. When looking at arrest numbers - a great number of arrestees belonged to White race, whilst the least arrests had Hispanic race.
Overall, Sanibel had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Sanibel averaged 5 violent crimes and 56 non-violent crimes.
The city of Sanibel experienced 44 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 3 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 2, and the aggravated assault total was 39.
It is situated in Lee county, Florida with a total number of 38 employees - 4 female, 19 male officers and 15 civilians. Sanibel PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is FL0360300, it belongs to the South Atlantic division in the South region with a region code of Region III.