The city of Melbourne, with a total population of 82,013, experienced 11,912 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 496.14 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 56.74% difference making Melbourne higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 670 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Melbourne also handled 3,399 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Indialantic and Melbourne Beach, Melbourne is a more dangerous place to live.
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Most of the city arrests fall into 31-40 age group - 33.9%, the least crimes have committed people between 71-80 - 0.4%. When looking at arrest numbers - a great number of arrestees belonged to White race, whilst the least arrests had American Indian race.
The city of Melbourne experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Melbourne totaled 670 violent crimes and 3,399 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Melbourne experienced 8,078 violent crimes. Of those, 52 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 480 were for legacy rape, 1,659 were for robbery, and 5,887 were for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Brevard county, Florida with a total number of 206 employees - 22 female, 127 male officers and 57 civilians. Melbourne PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is FL0050700, it belongs to the South Atlantic division in the South region with a region code of Region III.