Panama City Beach has a population of 12,987. During the past three years, Panama City Beach saw 3,524 arrests. For 2017, the Panama City Beach's arrest rate totaled 806.19 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 154.69% makes Panama City Beach higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 109 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Panama City Beach also totaled 938 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Lynn Haven and Mexico Beach, Panama City Beach is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Panama City Beach had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Panama City Beach averaged 109 violent crimes and 938 non-violent crimes.
The city of Panama City Beach experienced 1,125 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 6 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 167 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 257, and the aggravated assault total was 695.
It is situated in Bay county, Florida with a total number of 78 employees - 7 female, 52 male officers and 19 civilians. Panama City Beach PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is FL0030600, it belongs to the South Atlantic division in the South region with a region code of Region III.