Cerritos, CA Arrest Records

Cerritos, CA is among the safest cities in the USA with 2.21 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 413th safest city in California among the 458 cities.
Cerritos, CA property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 45.14 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 1,576 larceny theft related arrests that increased by 19.03% compared to 2015.

Cerritos Crime Rate

Total arrests in Cerritos 2016 increased by 19.35% compared to 2015 and has higher crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 91 to 111 while non-violent crime increased by 19.22% from 1,899 to 2,264.

5 Crimes In Cerritos, CA in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 1,576
Burglary 468
Motor vehicle theft 220
Aggravated assault 58
Robbery 48

Other Cities in California with the Most Arrests

Among the 458 cities in state the most dangerous is Los Angeles with 28,817 violent crimes that’s 19.85% of total of 145,205. Industry has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 31 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Emeryville 153.65
Oroville 90.12
Red Bluff 88.84
Sonora 82.88
Signal Hill 79.22

Safest Cities in California

Are you planning a move to California? Here are the safest cities in California with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Cerritos is 1 out of 225 up by 0.04% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Danville and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in Lake Shastina.

City Arrests
Imperial 4.55
Westmorland 4.84
Ione 7.73
Danville 8.33
Orinda 8.48

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Cerritos increased by 21.98% from 2015 and increased by 32.14% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 84 to 111. In 2016 violent crime rate in Cerritos was 52.84% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.221%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Cerritos increased by 19.22% from 2015 and increased by 28.56% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 1,761 to 2,264. In 2016 property crime rate in Cerritos was 58.8% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 4.514%.

How Cerritos stands up against other cities

Cerritos vs. Azusa

You’ll be in more risk in Cerritos compared to Azusa that had 44.93% lower crime rate compared to Cerritos according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and the same as average 0.0000 in Azusa city.
Burglary rates of 9.3303 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 5.1793 in Azusa.

Cerritos vs. La Mirada

You’ll be in more risk in Cerritos compared to La Mirada that had 58.62% lower crime rate compared to Cerritos according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and the same as average 0.0000 in La Mirada city.
Burglary rates of 9.3303 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 3.2586 in La Mirada.

Names with the most arrests in Cerritos

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 50% are people aged between 21-30. Felonies are committed more by men.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Cerritos is 0.43% higher than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 12.97 daily crimes that occur in Cerritos.
  • Cerritos is more violent than Azusa.
  • In Cerritos you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Cerritos have increased by 19.35%.