Portland has a population of 649,408. During the past three years, Portland saw 111,606 arrests. For 2017, the Portland's arrest rate totaled 619.27 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 95.64% makes Portland higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 3,349 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Portland also totaled 36,867 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Canby and Lake Oswego, Portland is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Portland had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Portland averaged 3,349 violent crimes and 36,867 non-violent crimes.
The city of Portland experienced 31,796 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 207 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 2,328 was for legacy rape and 496 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 10,125, and the aggravated assault total was 18,640.