Gilbert, AZ Arrest Records

Gilbert, AZ is among the safest cities in the USA with 0.78 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 7th safest city in Arizona among the 57 cities.
Gilbert, AZ property crime has lower rate than the national average of 28.42, with 13.16 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 2,678 larceny theft related arrests that increased by 3.00% compared to 2015.

Gilbert Crime Rate

Total arrests in Gilbert 2016 increased by 3.6% compared to 2015 and has lower crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 177 to 200 while non-violent crime increased by 3.09% from 3,267 to 3,368.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 2,678
Burglary 564
Motor vehicle theft 126
Aggravated assault 121
Legacy rape 39

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 Gilbert 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 Gilbert increased by 12.99% from 2015 and increased by 12.36% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 178 to 200. In 2016 violent crime rate in Gilbert was 83.35% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.078%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Gilbert increased by 3.09% from 2015 and decreased by 12.61% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 3,854 to 3,368. In 2016 property crime rate in Gilbert was 53.7% lower than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 1.316%.

How Gilbert stands up against other cities

Gilbert vs. Chandler

You’ll be in more safety in Gilbert compared to Chandler that had 80.97% higher crime rate compared to Gilbert according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.4728 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and lower than average 1.0266 in Chandler city.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.4924 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 1.4779 in Chandler.

Gilbert vs. Glendale

You’ll be in more safety in Gilbert compared to Glendale that had 313.58% higher crime rate compared to Gilbert according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.4728 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and lower than average 2.4615 in Glendale city.
Arson rates of 0.1211 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Glendale.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Gilbert is 0.58% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 3.82 daily crimes that occur in Gilbert.
  • Gilbert is safer than Chandler.
  • In Gilbert you have a 1 in 72 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Gilbert have increased by 3.6%.