Flagstaff, AZ Arrest Records

Flagstaff, AZ is among the safest cities in the USA with 3.72 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 44th safest city in Arizona among the 57 cities.
Flagstaff, AZ property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 40.12 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 2,542 larceny theft related arrests that increased by 5.13% compared to 2015.

Flagstaff Crime Rate

Total arrests in Flagstaff 2016 increased by 7.1% compared to 2015 and has higher crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 260 to 265 while non-violent crime increased by 7.61% from 2,654 to 2,856.

5 Crimes In Flagstaff, AZ in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 2,542
Burglary 255
Aggravated assault 209
Motor vehicle theft 59
Robbery 30

Other Cities in Arizona with the Most Arrests

Among the 57 cities in state the most dangerous is Phoenix with 10,700 violent crimes that’s 44.85% of total of 23,856. Winslow has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 38 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Winslow 78.70
Page 77.97
Willcox 75.76
Tucson 66.54
Miami 64.75

Safest Cities in Arizona

Are you planning a move to Arizona? Here are the safest cities in Arizona with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Flagstaff is 1 out of 219 up by 0.13% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Show Low and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in Florence.

City Arrests
Florence 5.56
Patagonia 6.77
Wellton 7.81
Eagar 11.72
Somerton 13.56

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Flagstaff increased by 1.92% from 2015 and increased by 0.76% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 263 to 265. In 2016 violent crime rate in Flagstaff was 20.66% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.372%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Flagstaff increased by 7.61% from 2015 and decreased by 5.05% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 3,008 to 2,856. In 2016 property crime rate in Flagstaff was 41.16% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 4.012%.

How Flagstaff stands up against other cities

Flagstaff vs. Buckeye

You’ll be in more risk in Flagstaff compared to Buckeye that had 62.56% lower crime rate compared to Flagstaff according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.4215 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.2323 in Buckeye city.
Arson rates of 0.3372 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0310 in Buckeye.

Flagstaff vs. Avondale

You’ll be in more risk in Flagstaff compared to Avondale that had 2.32% lower crime rate compared to Flagstaff according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.4215 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.9558 in Avondale city.
Larceny rates of 35.7128 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 30.1330 in Avondale.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Flagstaff is 0.32% higher than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 12.01 daily crimes that occur in Flagstaff.
  • Flagstaff is more violent than Buckeye.
  • In Flagstaff you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Flagstaff have increased by 7.1%.