Crime in Bakersfield, California
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Bakersfield, CA, violent crime, on a scale from 1 (low crime) to 10, is 6. Violent crime is composed of four offenses: murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. The US average is 4.
Bakersfield, CA, property crime, on a scale from 1 (low) to 10, is 7. Property crime includes the offenses of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson. The object of the theft-type offenses is the taking of money or property, but there is no force or threat of force against the victims. The US average is 4.
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Not enough police for all city: My family and I moved to Bakersfield in '05, that has turned out to be the biggest mistake of my life. Within the first year of our move our home was broken in to. I... (read more)re: Think twice about Bakersfield - 6/27/2007: I'm just wondering if the city is taking any measures to try to deal with the crime rate. Seems like it's a wild wild west out... (read more)Think twice about Bakersfield: I've lived here now a year with my husband and I am so disappointed in the area. The home theft crime here is comparable to Los Angeles (don't believe me? Check the... (read more)Have an opinion about Bakersfield? Leave a commentTo See All SperlingViews for Bakersfield Click Here