The city of Margate, with a total population of 58,649, experienced 3,421 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 198.64 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 37.25% difference making Margate lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 119 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Margate also handled 1,046 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Coconut Creek and Coral Springs, Margate is a safer place to live.
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The city of Margate experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Margate totaled 119 violent crimes and 1,046 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Margate experienced 1,685 violent crimes. Of those, 10 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 52 were for legacy rape, 465 were for robbery, and 1,158 were for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Broward county, Florida with a total number of 144 employees - 16 female, 94 male officers and 34 civilians. Margate PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is FL0062100, it belongs to the South Atlantic division in the South region with a region code of Region III.