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Lewes, DE Arrest Record Search

The city of Lewes, with a total population of 3,131, experienced 232 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 258.70 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 18.27% difference making Lewes lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 4 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Lewes also handled 77 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Bridgeville and Ellendale, Lewes is a more dangerous place to live.

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  • 81Number of arrests in the city for 2017
  • 258.70Crime Rate
  • 12.78Violent Crime Rate
  • 245.93Property Crime Rate

Violent vs. Non-Violent Crimes

The city of Lewes experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Lewes totaled 4 violent crimes and 77 non-violent crimes.

Lewes Violent Crime Types from 2007-2017

During 2007-2017, Lewes experienced 73 violent crimes. Of those, another 7 were for legacy rape, 10 were for robbery, and 56 were for aggravated assault.

Lewes City Police Department

It is situated in Sussex county, Delaware with a total number of 14 employees - 1 female, 12 male officers and 1 civilians. Lewes PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is DE0030400, it belongs to the South Atlantic division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

Total Crime Rate in Lewes

YearCrime Rate
2007184.89
2008335.38
2009314.29
2010279.33
2011291.89
2012258.87
2013282.33
2014327.31
2015284.00
2016215.33
2017258.70
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