Palmer, AK Arrest Records

Palmer, AK is among the safest cities in the USA with 3.74 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 11th safest city in Alaska among the 25 cities.
Palmer, AK property crime has lower rate than the national average of 28.42, with 24.14 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 140 larceny theft related arrests that increased by 42.86% compared to 2015.

Palmer Crime Rate

Total arrests in Palmer 2016 increased by 35.66% compared to 2015 and has lower crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 22 to 26 while non-violent crime increased by 38.84% from 121 to 168.

5 Crimes In Palmer, AK in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 140
Aggravated assault 19
Motor vehicle theft 18
Burglary 10
Legacy rape 4

Other Cities in Alaska with the Most Arrests

Among the 25 cities in state the most dangerous is Anchorage with 3,422 violent crimes that’s 72.86% of total of 4,697. Kotzebue has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 54 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Kotzebue 96.35
Anchorage 60.42
Soldotna 58.24
Kenai 57.14
Juneau 56.94

Safest Cities in Alaska

Are you planning a move to Alaska? Here are the safest cities in Alaska with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Palmer is 1 out of 100 up by 0.09% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Sitka and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in Unalaska.

City Arrests
Unalaska 9.96
Haines 11.05
Skagway 13.02
Cordova 14.18
Craig 14.33

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Palmer increased by 18.18% from 2015 and increased by 36.84% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 19 to 26. In 2016 violent crime rate in Palmer was 20.38% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.374%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Palmer increased by 38.84% from 2015 and decreased by 14.72% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 197 to 168. In 2016 property crime rate in Palmer was 15.07% lower than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 2.414%.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Palmer is 0.16% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 7.64 daily crimes that occur in Palmer.
  • In Palmer you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Palmer have increased by 35.66%.