Bernalillo County, NM Arrest Records

Bernalillo County, NM is among the safest counties in the USA with 1.13 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has lower total crime rate than Valencia, Otero, Cibola, Torrance, Luna counties in New Mexico.
Bernalillo County, NM property crime rate is 4.17 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 1,452 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 10.67% compared to 2015.

Bernalillo County, NM Crime Rate

Total arrests in Bernalillo County in 2016 increased by 9.98% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 756 to 763 while non-violent crime increased by 12.71% from 2,502 to 2,820.

5 Crimes In Bernalillo County, NM in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 1,452
Burglary 909
Aggravated assault 580
Motor vehicle theft 459
Robbery 122

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Bernalillo County increased by 0.93% from 2015 and decreased by 2.68% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 784 to 763. In 2016 violent crime rate in Bernalillo County was 75.98% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.113%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Bernalillo County increased by 12.71% from 2015 and increased by 16.24% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 2,426 to 2,820. In 2016 property crime rate in Bernalillo County was 85.34% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.417%.

How Bernalillo stands up against other counties

Bernalillo vs. Sandoval

You’ll be in more risk in Bernalillo compared to Sandoval county that had 74.59% lower crime rate compared to Bernalillo county according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 0.8568 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.1479 in Sandoval county.
Larceny rates of 2.1449 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.7816 in Sandoval county.

Bernalillo vs. Valencia

You’ll be in more safety in Bernalillo compared to Valencia county that had 295.23% higher crime rate compared to Bernalillo county 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 lower than average 0.0000 in Valencia county.
Burglary rates of 1.3428 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and lower than average 5.4743 in Valencia county.

Names with the most arrests in Bernalillo

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Bernalillo, New Mexico, the most crimes, that's 37.49% 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 white population of the county.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bernalillo County is 0.84% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 1.45 daily crimes that occur in Bernalillo County.
  • Bernalillo, NM is more violent than Sandoval.
  • In Bernalillo County you have a 1 in 189 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Bernalillo, NM have increased by 9.98%.

Cities in Bernalillo County

Names in Bernalillo County