Riverside County, CA Arrest Records

Riverside County, CA is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.35 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, Sonoma, Merced counties in California.
Riverside County, CA property crime rate is 3.20 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 4,630 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 7.15% compared to 2015.

Riverside County, CA Crime Rate

Total arrests in Riverside County in 2016 decreased by 0.85% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes decreased from 885 to 841 while non-violent crime decreased by 0.38% from 7,680 to 7,651.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 4,630
Burglary 1,695
Motor vehicle theft 1,326
Aggravated assault 580
Robbery 177

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Riverside County decreased by 4.97% from 2015 and decreased by 6.87% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 903 to 841. In 2016 violent crime rate in Riverside County was 92.49% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.035%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Riverside County decreased by 0.38% from 2015 and decreased by 13.76% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 8,872 to 7,651. In 2016 property crime rate in Riverside County was 88.73% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.32%.

How Riverside stands up against other counties

Riverside vs. Alameda

You’ll be in more risk in Riverside compared to Alameda county that had 52.49% lower crime rate compared to Riverside county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0117 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0049 in Alameda county.
Arson rates of 0.0092 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0121 in Alameda county.

Riverside vs. Orange

You’ll be in more risk in Riverside compared to Orange county that had 88.02% lower crime rate compared to Riverside county according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.0741 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0095 in Orange county.
Burglary rates of 0.7099 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0671 in Orange county.

Names with the most arrests in Riverside

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Riverside, California, the most crimes, that's 38.48% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 21-30. Felonies are committed more by men. Misdemeanor records are popular among hispanic population of the county.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Riverside County is 0.89% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 0.97 daily crimes that occur in Riverside County.
  • Riverside, CA is more violent than Alameda.
  • In Riverside County you have a 1 in 281 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Riverside, CA have decreased by 0.85%.

Names in Riverside County