The city of Lancaster, with a total population of 9,065, experienced 2,006 arrests over the past three years. During 2015, the arrest rate totaled 537.23 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 62.61% difference making Lancaster higher than the national average of 330.38 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 75 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Lancaster also handled 412 arrests for property crimes during 2015.
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The city of Lancaster experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2015, Lancaster totaled 75 violent crimes and 412 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2015, Lancaster experienced 1,175 violent crimes. Of those, 17 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 47 were for legacy rape, 182 were for robbery, and 929 were for aggravated assault.