The city of Lansing, with a total population of 116,302, experienced 14,313 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 418.74 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 32.28% difference making Lansing higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 1,321 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Lansing also handled 3,549 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Dewitt and Elsie, Lansing is a more dangerous place to live.
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The city of Lansing experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Lansing totaled 1,321 violent crimes and 3,549 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Lansing experienced 13,573 violent crimes. Of those, 119 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 1,167 were for legacy rape, 2,802 were for robbery, and 9,485 were for aggravated assault.