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Crime Rate in Roseville Dropping Steadily
We're communicating with you more these days, telling you more about crime in your neighborhood. Our goal is to inform you, engage you as our partner in improving Roseville's quality of life, and give you tools to protect yourself and your neighborhood against the most common crimes.
The downside of sharing all this information is that you might think that crime in Roseville is on the rise-and that's simply not true. Roseville is one of the safest cities in California, and our crime rate is dropping steadily.
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Crime is decreasing in Roseville because we care about our community, and we watch out for each other. Keep up the great work-take commonsense precautions to protect yourself and your property, and call police immediately anytime you see suspicious activity. What's "suspicious"? Police Chief Daniel Hahn says, "If it seems suspicious to you, it probably is-because you know your neighborhood."
- Roseville's violent crime rate is consistently 35-40 percent lower than the state average.
- Violent crime in Roseville is at its lowest point in 16 years.
- Our crime rate (per capita crime) was 44 percent lower in 2011 than in 1995.
- Seventy-three percent of Roseville's crime reports are thefts, and of those, about half consist of thieves stealing stuff out of vehicles. Many crimes can be prevented by always locking your vehicle and removing all valuables, or better yet, parking in your locked garage.
- You can review Roseville crime data from 1995 through 2011, and find links to state and national crime databases on our website.
- You can sign-up for our Public Safety and Neighborhood News e-newsletter here.