Wauchula has a population of 4,920. During the past three years, Wauchula saw 427 arrests. For 2017, the Wauchula's arrest rate totaled 278.46 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 12.03% makes Wauchula lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 18 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Wauchula also totaled 119 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
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Most of the city arrests fall into 21-30 age group - 48.1%, the least crimes have committed people between 61-70 - 3.8%. When looking at arrest numbers - a great number of arrestees belonged to White race, whilst the least arrests had Hispanic race.
Overall, Wauchula had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Wauchula averaged 18 violent crimes and 119 non-violent crimes.
The city of Wauchula experienced 231 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 2 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 26 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 37, and the aggravated assault total was 166.
It is situated in Hardee county, Florida with a total number of 17 employees - 3 female, 10 male officers and 4 civilians. Wauchula PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is FL0250200, it belongs to the South Atlantic division in the South region with a region code of Region III.