The county of Miami-dade had 126,761 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 1,513.82 per 100,000 residents. This is 104.84% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 5,957 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Miami-dade also processed 35,112 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Alachua and Baker, Miami-dade is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Miami-dade is larceny/theft totaling 27,223, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Miami-dade County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Miami-dade tallied 5,957 violent crimes and 35,112 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Miami-dade is higher by 104.84% than the national average.
The majority of arrests made in Miami-dade are between the ages of 21-30. The age group committing the fewest number of crimes is between the ages of 71-80.