The city of Newark, with a total population of 33,722, experienced 2,357 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 225.97 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 28.62% difference making Newark lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 96 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Newark also handled 666 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Delaware City and Middletown, Newark is a safer place to live.
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The city of Newark experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Newark totaled 96 violent crimes and 666 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Newark experienced 1,396 violent crimes. Of those, 5 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 89 were for legacy rape, 461 were for robbery, and 841 were for aggravated assault.
It is situated in New Castle county, Delaware with a total number of 88 employees - 3 female, 67 male officers and 18 civilians. Newark PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is DE0020500, it belongs to the South Atlantic division in the South region with a region code of Region III.