Alamogordo, NM Arrest Records

Alamogordo, NM is among the safest cities in the USA with 3.74 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 27th safest city in New Mexico among the 53 cities.
Alamogordo, NM property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 32.83 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 861 larceny theft related arrests that increased by 5.64% compared to 2015.

Alamogordo Crime Rate

Total arrests in Alamogordo 2016 increased by 1.99% compared to 2015 and has higher crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes decreased from 116 to 115 while non-violent crime increased by 2.33% from 987 to 1,010.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 861
Burglary 106
Aggravated assault 102
Motor vehicle theft 43
Robbery 7

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 Alamogordo 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 Alamogordo decreased by 0.86% from 2015 and increased by 3.6% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 111 to 115. In 2016 violent crime rate in Alamogordo was 20.35% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.374%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Alamogordo increased by 2.33% from 2015 and increased by 3.06% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 980 to 1,010. In 2016 property crime rate in Alamogordo was 15.49% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 3.283%.

How Alamogordo stands up against other cities

Alamogordo vs. Carlsbad

You’ll be in more safety in Alamogordo compared to Carlsbad that had 19.44% higher crime rate compared to Alamogordo according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.2275 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.6432 in Carlsbad city.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 1.3976 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 4.2657 in Carlsbad.

Alamogordo vs. Gallup

You’ll be in more safety in Alamogordo compared to Gallup that had 138.76% higher crime rate compared to Alamogordo according to the FBI.
Robbery rates of 0.2275 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 1.3602 per 1,000 people and lower than average 3.4002 in Gallup city.
Burglary rates of 3.4451 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and lower than average 11.9857 in Gallup.

Names with the most arrests in Alamogordo

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 40% are people aged between 41-50.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Alamogordo is 0.1% higher than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 10.02 daily crimes that occur in Alamogordo.
  • Alamogordo is safer than Carlsbad.
  • In Alamogordo you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Alamogordo have increased by 1.99%.