Placer County, CA Arrest Records

Placer County, CA is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.69 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Sacramento, Kern, Fresno, Merced, Shasta counties in California.
Placer County, CA property crime rate is 4.04 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 1,040 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 10.58% compared to 2015.

Placer County, CA Crime Rate

Total arrests in Placer County in 2016 decreased by 8.07% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 299 to 261 while non-violent crime decreased by 7.23% from 1,659 to 1,539.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 1,040
Burglary 471
Aggravated assault 193
Robbery 34
Revised rape 33

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Placer County decreased by 12.71% from 2015 and decreased by 13.29% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 301 to 261. In 2016 violent crime rate in Placer County was 85.38% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.069%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Placer County decreased by 7.23% from 2015 and decreased by 20.91% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 1,946 to 1,539. In 2016 property crime rate in Placer County was 85.77% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.404%.

How Placer stands up against other counties

Placer vs. Monterey

You’ll be in more risk in Placer compared to Monterey county that had 19.22% lower crime rate compared to Placer county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.0867 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0414 in Monterey county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.0736 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0758 in Monterey county.

Placer vs. Solano

You’ll be in more risk in Placer compared to Solano county that had 80.6% lower crime rate compared to Placer county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.0867 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0045 in Solano county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.0736 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.1318 in Solano county.

Names with the most arrests in Placer

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Placer, California, the most crimes, that's 35.77% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Placer County is 0.86% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 1.3 daily crimes that occur in Placer County.
  • Placer, CA is more violent than Monterey.
  • In Placer County you have a 1 in 211 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Placer, CA have decreased by 8.07%.

Names in Placer County