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