Golden, CO Arrest Records

Golden, CO is among the safest cities in the USA with 1.50 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 55th safest city in Colorado among the 114 cities.
Golden, CO property crime has lower rate than the national average of 28.42, with 23.28 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 402 larceny theft related arrests that increased by 18.58% compared to 2015.

Golden Crime Rate

Total arrests in Golden 2016 increased by 13.56% compared to 2015 and has lower crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 28 to 31 while non-violent crime increased by 13.74% from 422 to 480.

5 Crimes In Golden, CO in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 402
Motor vehicle theft 42
Burglary 36
Aggravated assault 24
Legacy rape 4

Other Cities in Colorado with the Most Arrests

Among the 114 cities in state the most dangerous is Denver with 4,597 violent crimes that’s 29.6% of total of 15,533. Lakeside has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 38 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Black Hawk 1,642.86
Cripple Creek 83.70
Pueblo 77.82
Walsenburg 75.58
Lone Tree 73.57

Safest Cities in Colorado

Are you planning a move to Colorado? Here are the safest cities in Colorado with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Golden is 1 out of 235 up by 0.08% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Windsor and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in Eaton.

City Arrests
Eaton 1.59
Dacono 2.03
Limon 3.13
Rangely 4.21
Ault 4.26

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Golden increased by 10.71% from 2015 and decreased by 34.04% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 47 to 31. In 2016 violent crime rate in Golden was 67.96% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.15%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Golden increased by 13.74% from 2015 and increased by 8.84% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 441 to 480. In 2016 property crime rate in Golden was 18.09% lower than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 2.328%.

How Golden stands up against other cities

Golden vs. Louisville

You’ll be in more risk in Golden compared to Louisville that had 81.78% lower crime rate compared to Golden according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 1.1641 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.9128 in Louisville city.
Arson rates of 0.0485 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.1441 in Louisville.

Golden vs. Evans

You’ll be in more risk in Golden compared to Evans that had 12.06% lower crime rate compared to Golden according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.1455 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.1365 in Evans city.
Arson rates of 0.0485 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.3185 in Evans.

Names with the most arrests in Golden

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 25% are people aged between 21-30. Felonies are committed more by men.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Golden is 0.25% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 6.79 daily crimes that occur in Golden.
  • Golden is more violent than Louisville.
  • In Golden you have a 1 in 40 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Golden have increased by 13.56%.