The city of Meriden, with a total population of 59,417, experienced 4,886 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 278.54 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 12.01% difference making Meriden lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 223 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Meriden also handled 1,432 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Ansonia and Branford, Meriden is a more dangerous place to live.
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The city of Meriden experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Meriden totaled 223 violent crimes and 1,432 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Meriden experienced 2,034 violent crimes. Of those, 15 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, 19 were for revised rape, another 172 were for legacy rape, 838 were for robbery, and 990 were for aggravated assault.
It is situated in New Haven county, Connecticut with a total number of 123 employees - 12 female, 99 male officers and 12 civilians. Meriden PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is CT0008000, it belongs to the New England division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.