Punta Gorda has a population of 19,181. During the past three years, Punta Gorda saw 738 arrests. For 2017, the Punta Gorda's arrest rate totaled 136.59 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 56.85% makes Punta Gorda lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 16 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Punta Gorda also totaled 246 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
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Overall, Punta Gorda had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Punta Gorda averaged 16 violent crimes and 246 non-violent crimes.
The city of Punta Gorda experienced 239 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 3 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 4 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 36, and the aggravated assault total was 196.
It is situated in Charlotte county, Florida with a total number of 47 employees - 3 female, 28 male officers and 16 civilians. Punta Gorda PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is FL0080200, it belongs to the South Atlantic division in the South region with a region code of Region III.