The city of New York, with a total population of 8,616,333, experienced 525,598 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 198.75 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 37.21% difference making New York lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 46,433 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of New York also handled 124,815 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
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The city of New York experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, New York totaled 46,433 violent crimes and 124,815 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, New York experienced 546,524 violent crimes. Of those, 4,607 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, 1,112 were for revised rape, another 15,068 were for legacy rape, 204,388 were for robbery, and 321,349 were for aggravated assault.