The city of Indianapolis, with a total population of 870,788, experienced 155,982 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 574.58 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 81.52% difference making Indianapolis higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 11,616 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Indianapolis also handled 38,418 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Carmel and Fishers, Indianapolis is a more dangerous place to live.
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When looking at arrest numbers - a great number of arrestees belonged to Black race, whilst the least arrests had Hispanic race.
The city of Indianapolis experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Indianapolis totaled 11,616 violent crimes and 38,418 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Indianapolis experienced 104,342 violent crimes. Of those, 1,238 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 5,569 were for legacy rape, 37,683 were for robbery, and 59,852 were for aggravated assault.