Colton, CA Arrest Records

Colton, CA is among the safest cities in the USA with 3.87 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 336th safest city in California among the 458 cities.
Colton, CA property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 29.87 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 806 larceny theft related arrests that decreased by 9.34% compared to 2015.

Colton Crime Rate

Total arrests in Colton 2016 decreased by 2.16% compared to 2015 and has higher crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 185 to 213 while non-violent crime decreased by 4.02% from 1,715 to 1,646.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 806
Motor vehicle theft 536
Burglary 304
Aggravated assault 103
Robbery 98

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 Colton 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 Colton increased by 15.14% from 2015 and increased by 12.7% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 189 to 213. In 2016 violent crime rate in Colton was 17.62% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.387%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Colton decreased by 4.02% from 2015 and increased by 5.65% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 1,558 to 1,646. In 2016 property crime rate in Colton was 5.1% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 2.987%.

How Colton stands up against other cities

Colton vs. Rosemead

You’ll be in more risk in Colton compared to Rosemead that had 23.87% lower crime rate compared to Colton according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0363 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0181 in Rosemead city.
Arson rates of 0.2178 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.1633 in Rosemead.

Colton vs. Highland

You’ll be in more risk in Colton compared to Highland that had 26.26% lower crime rate compared to Colton 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 Highland city.
Larceny rates of 14.6279 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 9.6405 in Highland.

Names with the most arrests in Colton

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 100% are people aged between 31-40. Misdemeanor records are popular among hispanic population of the city.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Colton is 0.02% higher than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 9.24 daily crimes that occur in Colton.
  • Colton is more violent than Rosemead.
  • In Colton you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Colton have decreased by 2.16%.