The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Desert Hot Springs, CA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Desert Hot Springs, CA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Desert Hot Springs, CA is 34% higher than the average of the whole of the state of California, and when compared with the national average, is 42% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Desert Hot Springs, CA has 77% higher than violent crime rate than California average, while remaining 104% higher than the national average. In property crime, Desert Hot Springs, CA is 27% higher than the average of California and is 32% higher than the national average.