Gallup, NM Arrest Records

Gallup, NM is among the most violent cities in the USA with 17.26 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 51st safest city in New Mexico among the 53 cities.
Gallup, NM property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 70.04 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 1,231 larceny theft related arrests that decreased by 23.78% compared to 2015.

Gallup Crime Rate

Total arrests in Gallup 2016 decreased by 15.16% compared to 2015 and has higher crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 352 to 406 while non-violent crime decreased by 20.35% from 2,069 to 1,648.

5 Crimes In Gallup, NM in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 1,231
Aggravated assault 303
Burglary 282
Motor vehicle theft 135
Robbery 80

Other Cities in New Mexico with the Most Arrests

Among the 53 cities in state the most dangerous is Albuquerque with 6,245 violent crimes that’s 60.86% of total of 10,261. Belen has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 59 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Belen 92.47
Taos 88.58
Gallup 87.30
Espanola 82.25
Albuquerque 79.73

Safest Cities in New Mexico

Are you planning a move to New Mexico? Here are the safest cities in New Mexico with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Gallup is 1 out of 131 up by 0.06% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Estancia and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in Lordsburg.

City Arrests
Clayton 8.41
Mesilla 8.56
Los Alamos 8.89
Sunland Park 9.08
Corrales 11.84

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Gallup increased by 15.34% from 2015 and increased by 19.41% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 340 to 406. In 2016 violent crime rate in Gallup was 267.72% higher than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 1.726%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Gallup decreased by 20.35% from 2015 and decreased by 9.15% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 1,814 to 1,648. In 2016 property crime rate in Gallup was 146.43% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 7.004%.

How Gallup stands up against other cities

Gallup vs. Carlsbad

You’ll be in more risk in Gallup compared to Carlsbad that had 49.97% lower crime rate compared to Gallup according to the FBI.
Assault rates of 12.8783 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 2.8422 per 1,000 people and higher than average 3.3178 in Carlsbad city.
Arson rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and the same as average 0.0000 in Carlsbad.

Gallup vs. Alamogordo

You’ll be in more risk in Gallup compared to Alamogordo that had 58.12% lower crime rate compared to Gallup according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.9351 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.1625 in Alamogordo city.
Arson rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and the same as average 0.0000 in Alamogordo.

Names with the most arrests in Gallup

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 50% are people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Gallup is 1.64% higher than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 23.92 daily crimes that occur in Gallup.
  • Gallup is more violent than Carlsbad.
  • In Gallup you have a 1 in 11 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Gallup have decreased by 15.16%.