The city of Newtown, with a total population of 27,908, experienced 354 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 37.98 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 88% difference making Newtown lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 11 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Newtown also handled 95 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Bethel and Bridgeport, Newtown is a safer place to live.
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The city of Newtown experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Newtown totaled 11 violent crimes and 95 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Newtown experienced 92 violent crimes. Of those, 1 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 38 were for legacy rape, 13 were for robbery, and 40 were for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Fairfield county, Connecticut with a total number of 49 employees - 7 female, 38 male officers and 4 civilians. Newtown PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is CT0009700, it belongs to the New England division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.