Arrests

Felony Offenses

Santa Clara & San Mateo Counties, and California

Data Sources:

California Department of Justice

United States Census Bureau

Analysis:

Silicon Valley Institute for Regional Studies

Data is from the California Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General, Interactive Crime Statistics. Data for Silicon Valley includes San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties. Population data is from United States Census Bureau, American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates. Felony offenses include Violent, Property Offenses, Drug Offenses, Sex Offenses, Weapons, Driving Under the Influence, Hit and Run, Escape, Bookmaking, Manslaughter Vehicular, and Other Felonies. Felony arrest data for 2015 and subsequent years may have been affected by the passage of Proposition 47 in November 2014 which reduced some felony offenses to misdemeanors, and so caution is advised in comparing to previous years.

*The felony arrest rates for 2015 and subsequent years were affected by the passage of Proposition 47, so caution is advised in comparing to previous years.

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