The county of Kalamazoo had 7,428 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 945.91 per 100,000 residents. This is 27.99% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 255 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Kalamazoo also processed 2,220 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Barry and Bay, Kalamazoo is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Kalamazoo is larceny/theft totaling 1,541, followed by burglary, and then motor vehicle theft.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Kalamazoo County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Kalamazoo tallied 255 violent crimes and 2,220 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Kalamazoo is higher by 27.99% than the national average.
The majority of arrests made in Kalamazoo are between the ages of 21-30. The age group committing the fewest number of crimes is between the ages of 71-80.