La Palma, CA Criminal and Public Records

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Crime in La Palma and California

In general, there has been an overall decline in crime across the United States. However, nationwide trends are not necessarily indicative of local criminal patterns. Instead, one needs to examine local crime statistics.

In 2015, La Palma experienced 13 reported violent crimes. Of those violent crimes, the most reported crime was robbery with 7 reported followed by agg. assault and murder. Statewide, there were 994.7 violent crimes per 100,000 people.

In addition to violent crimes, there were also property crimes. Of those property crimes, the most reported crime was larceny, followed by burglary and vehicle thefts. Note that in California, the most common property crime was larceny with 170 reported.

Remember that in addition to these major offenses, usually charged as felonies, the city experienced a number of lesser crimes. You can peruse our statistics to find out general criminal information about La Palma:


La Palma Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 316th
  • Violent Crimes: 244th (410th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 201st (407th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 151st (273rd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 322nd (294th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 216th (92nd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 313th (324th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 250th (354th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 2,337th
  • Violent Crimes: 620th (3,981st per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 190th (1,411th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 480th (3,599th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 335th (1,451st per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1,479th (4,108th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 615th (1,464th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1,374th (4,969th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 495th (1,983rd per 100k)
  • Arson: 117th (825th per 100k)

In Orange County (2015)

  • Population: 32nd
  • Violent Crimes: 30th (28th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 29th (28th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 25th (16th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 30th (19th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 24th (1st per 100k)
  • Larceny: 31st (22nd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 30th (24th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 15,904
  • Households: 5,043
  • Median Income: $82,304
  • Land Area: 1.783 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.024 miles2
  • Time Zone: PDT

La Palma, CA Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 0 0
Rape 1 0
Agg. Assault 4 6
Robbery 7 7
Burglary 86 113
Vehicle Thefts 19 21
Arson 0 0

Violent Crimes in La Palma, CA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 0
Rape 0
Aggravated Assault 6
Robbery 7

Property Crimes in La Palma, CA in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 113
Larceny 170
Motor Vehicle Theft 21
Arson 0

Murder in La Palma, CA

Year Murder
2006 0
2008 0
2009 1
2010 0
2011 1
2012 0
2013 0
2014 0
2015 0

Violent Crimes in La Palma, CA

Year Violent Crimes
2006 22
2008 31
2009 20
2010 9
2011 11
2012 18
2013 10
2014 12
2015 13

California Criminal Statistics:


You can also look at statewide statistics for State:
Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 153709 166883
Murder 1699 1861
Rape 19925 22198
Agg. Assault 91803 99349
Robbery 48680 52862
Property Crimes 947192 1024914
Burglary 202670 197404
Larceny 592670 656517
Vehicle Thefts 151852 170993
Arson 0 0

Murder in the state of California

Year Murder
2006 2485
2007 2260
2008 2142
2009 1972
2010 1809
2011 1792
2012 1884
2013 1746
2014 1699
2015 1861

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