Kern County, CA Arrest Records

Kern County, CA is among the safest counties in the USA with 2.72 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Sacramento, Fresno, Riverside, Alameda, Sonoma counties in California.
Kern County, CA property crime rate is 11.80 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 5,109 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 6.95% compared to 2015.

Kern County, CA Crime Rate

Total arrests in Kern County in 2016 increased by 5.81% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 2,235 to 2,403 while non-violent crime increased by 5.42% from 9,903 to 10,440.

5 Crimes In Kern County, CA in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 5,109
Burglary 3,161
Motor vehicle theft 2,170
Aggravated assault 1,739
Robbery 443

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Kern County increased by 7.52% from 2015 and increased by 31.89% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 1,822 to 2,403. In 2016 violent crime rate in Kern County was 42.13% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.272%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Kern County increased by 5.42% from 2015 and increased by 2.37% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 10,198 to 10,440. In 2016 property crime rate in Kern County was 58.49% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 1.18%.

How Kern stands up against other counties

Kern vs. Ventura

You’ll be in more risk in Kern compared to Ventura county that had 92.4% lower crime rate compared to Kern county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.2000 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0341 in Ventura county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 2.4526 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0894 in Ventura county.

Kern vs. Fresno

You’ll be in more risk in Kern compared to Fresno county that had 65.02% lower crime rate compared to Kern county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.2000 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0296 in Fresno county.
Burglary rates of 3.5726 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.6583 in Fresno county.

Names with the most arrests in Kern

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Kern, California, the most crimes, that's 39.61% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Kern County is 0.56% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 3.98 daily crimes that occur in Kern County.
  • Kern, CA is more violent than Ventura.
  • In Kern County you have a 1 in 69 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Kern, CA have increased by 5.81%.

5 Latest Arrests and Mugshots from Kern, CA

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  • Arrest Date: 04-08-2019 01:59:00
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  • Summary: Police in the area of Kern, California arrested Brad Rochelle on April 08, 2019. Rochelle is weighs 155. He was charged with B/W-M: Local Warrant Arrest, O/W-M: Outside Warrant Arrest.  All criminal suspects including Brad Rochelle are innocent until proven guilty. More information on this incident is available from the following police agencies: Kern County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 04-08-2019 03:31:00
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  • Summary: Cherie Leann Lewis was arrested on April 08, 2019 in Kern, California on charges of O/W-M: Outside Warrant Arrest. She is 5' 9" tall, and weighs 150 pounds. Per the United States judicial system, Lewis is presumed innocent until proven guilty. More information on this arrest may be obtained from local police at Kern County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 04-08-2019 09:13:00
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  • Summary: Arrested on April 08, 2019 was Michael James Miller who is 5' 11" tall, weighs 155. Kern County Law Enforcement is charging Miller with Disrd Conduct:drug W/Alc, but He is presumed innocent until proven guilty. Police and district attorneys near Kern, California found here may provide more information about this incident: Kern County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 04-07-2019 12:00:00
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  • Summary: Kern County Law Enforcement arrested Antonio Juventino Calderon on April 07, 2019. The charge against Calderon is Contempt: Disobey Court Order, Burglary: First Degree. He weighs 200  Calderon and all others arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty. To get more information about this arrest, contact one of the local police agencies below: Kern County Law Enforcement.
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  • Arrest Date: 04-07-2019 07:25:00
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  • Summary: On April 07, 2019, Michael Anthony Poche, was arrested by police near Kern, California and charged with O/W - Misd: Other Agency Warrant - Misd. He is 6' 0" tall, weighs 185. O/W - Misd: Other Agency Warrant - Misd, but all suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. It is possible to find out more about Poche’s status, including court dates, by contacting one of the local agencies listed below: Kern County Law Enforcement