Watertown has a population of 21,672. During the past three years, Watertown saw 1,265 arrests. For 2017, the Watertown's arrest rate totaled 153.19 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 51.6% makes Watertown lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 19 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Watertown also totaled 313 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to New Milford and Plymouth, Watertown is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Watertown had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Watertown averaged 19 violent crimes and 313 non-violent crimes.
The city of Watertown experienced 348 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 2 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 32 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 60, and the aggravated assault total was 254.
It is situated in Litchfield county, Connecticut with a total number of 46 employees - 4 female, 33 male officers and 9 civilians. Watertown PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is CT0015300, it belongs to the New England division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.