Carlsbad, CA Arrest Records

Carlsbad, CA is among the safest cities in the USA with 1.82 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 156th safest city in California among the 458 cities.
Carlsbad, CA property crime has lower rate than the national average of 28.42, with 19.02 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 1,652 larceny theft related arrests that increased by 1.54% compared to 2015.

Carlsbad Crime Rate

Total arrests in Carlsbad 2016 increased by 3.95% compared to 2015 and has lower crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 172 to 209 while non-violent crime increased by 2.53% from 2,134 to 2,188.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 1,652
Burglary 369
Motor vehicle theft 167
Aggravated assault 123
Robbery 49

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 Carlsbad 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 Carlsbad increased by 21.51% from 2015 and decreased by 0.48% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 210 to 209. In 2016 violent crime rate in Carlsbad was 61.29% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.182%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Carlsbad increased by 2.53% from 2015 and increased by 11.07% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 1,970 to 2,188. In 2016 property crime rate in Carlsbad was 33.09% lower than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 1.902%.

How Carlsbad stands up against other cities

Carlsbad vs. Downey

You’ll be in more safety in Carlsbad compared to Downey that had 56.65% higher crime rate compared to Carlsbad according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 1.0692 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and lower than average 1.4123 in Downey city.
Arson rates of 0.0608 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.1395 in Downey.

Carlsbad vs. Fairfield

You’ll be in more safety in Carlsbad compared to Fairfield that had 39.18% higher crime rate compared to Carlsbad according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0611 in Fairfield city.
Burglary rates of 3.2076 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and lower than average 3.6674 in Fairfield.

Names with the most arrests in Carlsbad

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 42.86% are people aged between 41-50. Felonies are committed more by men.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Carlsbad is 0.37% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 5.71 daily crimes that occur in Carlsbad.
  • Carlsbad is safer than Downey.
  • In Carlsbad you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Carlsbad have increased by 3.95%.