Pasadena, CA Arrest Records

Pasadena, CA is among the safest cities in the USA with 3.33 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 263rd safest city in California among the 458 cities.
Pasadena, CA property crime has lower rate than the national average of 28.42, with 24.05 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 2,261 larceny theft related arrests that decreased by 10.98% compared to 2015.

Pasadena Crime Rate

Total arrests in Pasadena 2016 decreased by 4.8% compared to 2015 and has lower crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 428 to 477 while non-violent crime decreased by 6.69% from 3,693 to 3,446.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 2,261
Burglary 861
Motor vehicle theft 324
Aggravated assault 265
Robbery 164

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 Pasadena 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 Pasadena increased by 11.45% from 2015 and increased by 9.66% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 435 to 477. In 2016 violent crime rate in Pasadena was 29.06% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.333%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Pasadena decreased by 6.69% from 2015 and decreased by 6.15% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 3,672 to 3,446. In 2016 property crime rate in Pasadena was 15.39% lower than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 2.405%.

How Pasadena stands up against other cities

Pasadena vs. Fullerton

You’ll be in more safety in Pasadena compared to Fullerton that had 1.37% higher crime rate compared to Pasadena 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 Fullerton city.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 2.2612 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 2.8387 in Fullerton.

Pasadena vs. Orange

You’ll be in more risk in Pasadena compared to Orange that had 26.97% lower crime rate compared to Pasadena according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0140 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0071 in Orange city.
Burglary rates of 6.0089 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 3.2713 in Orange.

Names with the most arrests in Pasadena

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 40% are people aged between 51-60. Felonies are committed more by men.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Pasadena is 0.17% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 7.5 daily crimes that occur in Pasadena.
  • Pasadena is safer than Fullerton.
  • In Pasadena you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Pasadena have decreased by 4.8%.