Shelton has a population of 41,625. During the past three years, Shelton saw 1,343 arrests. For 2017, the Shelton's arrest rate totaled 101.86 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 67.82% makes Shelton lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 28 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Shelton also totaled 396 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Bethel and Brookfield, Shelton is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Shelton had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Shelton averaged 28 violent crimes and 396 non-violent crimes.
The city of Shelton experienced 279 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 2 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 44 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 126, and the aggravated assault total was 107.
It is situated in Fairfield county, Connecticut with a total number of 58 employees - 3 female, 47 male officers and 8 civilians. Shelton PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is CT0012600, it belongs to the New England division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.