The city of Hamden, with a total population of 61,042, experienced 4,581 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 222.47 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 29.72% difference making Hamden lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 183 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Hamden also handled 1,175 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Ansonia and Branford, Hamden is a more dangerous place to live.
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The city of Hamden experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Hamden totaled 183 violent crimes and 1,175 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Hamden experienced 1,764 violent crimes. Of those, 9 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 75 were for legacy rape, 454 were for robbery, and 1,226 were for aggravated assault.
It is situated in New Haven county, Connecticut with a total number of 133 employees - 8 female, 99 male officers and 26 civilians. Hamden PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is CT0006200, it belongs to the New England division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.