Rifle has a population of 9,724. During the past three years, Rifle saw 705 arrests. For 2017, the Rifle's arrest rate totaled 345.54 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 9.16% makes Rifle higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 31 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Rifle also totaled 305 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Carbondale and New Castle, Rifle is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Rifle had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Rifle averaged 31 violent crimes and 305 non-violent crimes.
The city of Rifle experienced 101 violent crimes during 2013-2017. Of that total, 6 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 36 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 5, and the aggravated assault total was 54.
It is situated in Garfield county, Colorado with a total number of 23 employees - 1 female, 17 male officers and 5 civilians. Rifle PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is CO0230300, it belongs to the Mountain division in the West region with a region code of Region IV.