Waterbury has a population of 107,924. During the past three years, Waterbury saw 14,420 arrests. For 2017, the Waterbury's arrest rate totaled 433.64 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 36.99% makes Waterbury higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 544 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Waterbury also totaled 4,136 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Ansonia and Branford, Waterbury is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Waterbury had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Waterbury averaged 544 violent crimes and 4,136 non-violent crimes.
The city of Waterbury experienced 4,581 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 68 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 220 was for legacy rape and 2 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 2,280, and the aggravated assault total was 2,011.
It is situated in New Haven county, Connecticut with a total number of 194 employees - 23 female, 127 male officers and 44 civilians. Waterbury PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is CT0015100, it belongs to the New England division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.