Bernalillo, NM Arrest Records

Bernalillo, NM is among the most violent cities in the USA with 9.61 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 42nd safest city in New Mexico among the 53 cities.
Bernalillo, NM property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 43.93 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 173 larceny theft related arrests that decreased by 28.22% compared to 2015.

Bernalillo Crime Rate

Total arrests in Bernalillo 2016 increased by 12.97% compared to 2015 and has higher crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 73 to 86 while non-violent crime increased by 11.97% from 351 to 393.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 173
Burglary 155
Aggravated assault 70
Motor vehicle theft 65
Robbery 11

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 Bernalillo 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 Bernalillo increased by 17.81% from 2015 and decreased by 38.13% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 139 to 86. In 2016 violent crime rate in Bernalillo was 104.85% higher than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.961%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Bernalillo increased by 11.97% from 2015 and increased by 5.93% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 371 to 393. In 2016 property crime rate in Bernalillo was 54.55% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 4.393%.

How Bernalillo stands up against other cities

Bernalillo vs. Socorro

You’ll be in more safety in Bernalillo compared to Socorro that had 16.39% higher crime rate compared to Bernalillo according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.3353 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.1154 in Socorro city.
Larceny rates of 19.3383 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and lower than average 36.2377 in Socorro.

Bernalillo vs. Grants

You’ll be in more risk in Bernalillo compared to Grants that had 43.44% lower crime rate compared to Bernalillo according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.3353 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.4327 in Grants city.
Burglary rates of 17.3262 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 7.7880 in Grants.

Names with the most arrests in Bernalillo

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 66.67% are people aged between 31-40.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bernalillo is 0.62% higher than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 14.67 daily crimes that occur in Bernalillo.
  • Bernalillo is safer than Socorro.
  • In Bernalillo you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Bernalillo have increased by 12.97%.