Smyrna has a population of 11,593. During the past three years, Smyrna saw 1,077 arrests. For 2017, the Smyrna's arrest rate totaled 295.01 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 6.8% makes Smyrna lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 63 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Smyrna also totaled 279 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Cheswold and Clayton, Smyrna is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Smyrna had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Smyrna averaged 63 violent crimes and 279 non-violent crimes.
The city of Smyrna experienced 644 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 60 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 152, and the aggravated assault total was 432.