Lakewood, CA Arrest Records

Lakewood, CA is among the safest cities in the USA with 2.72 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 332nd safest city in California among the 458 cities.
Lakewood, CA property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 30.77 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 1,872 larceny theft related arrests that increased by 23.56% compared to 2015.

Lakewood Crime Rate

Total arrests in Lakewood 2016 increased by 13.39% compared to 2015 and has higher crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 222 to 223 while non-violent crime increased by 14.7% from 2,198 to 2,521.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 1,872
Burglary 342
Motor vehicle theft 307
Robbery 113
Aggravated assault 101

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 Lakewood 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 Lakewood increased by 0.45% from 2015 and increased by 4.21% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 214 to 223. In 2016 violent crime rate in Lakewood was 41.99% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.272%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Lakewood increased by 14.7% from 2015 and increased by 32.75% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 1,899 to 2,521. In 2016 property crime rate in Lakewood was 8.27% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 3.077%.

How Lakewood stands up against other cities

Lakewood vs. Tustin

You’ll be in more risk in Lakewood compared to Tustin that had 29.57% lower crime rate compared to Lakewood according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0244 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0245 in Tustin city.
Burglary rates of 4.1748 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 2.8049 in Tustin.

Lakewood vs. Pleasanton

You’ll be in more risk in Lakewood compared to Pleasanton that had 37.55% lower crime rate compared to Lakewood according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 1.2329 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.5401 in Pleasanton city.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 3.7475 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.6694 in Pleasanton.

Names with the most arrests in Lakewood

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 37.5% are people aged between 21-30. Misdemeanor records are popular among white population of the city.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lakewood is 0.01% higher than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 9.18 daily crimes that occur in Lakewood.
  • Lakewood is more violent than Tustin.
  • In Lakewood you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Lakewood have increased by 13.39%.