The city of Leesburg, with a total population of 22,763, experienced 4,236 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 682.25 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 115.53% difference making Leesburg higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 234 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Leesburg also handled 1,319 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Clermont and Eustis, Leesburg is a more dangerous place to live.
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Most of the city arrests fall into 21-30 age group - 38.2%, the least crimes have committed people between 71-80 - 0.1%. When looking at arrest numbers - a great number of arrestees belonged to White race, whilst the least arrests had Hispanic race.
The city of Leesburg experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Leesburg totaled 234 violent crimes and 1,319 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Leesburg experienced 2,232 violent crimes. Of those, 18 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 172 were for legacy rape, 481 were for robbery, and 1,561 were for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Lake county, Florida with a total number of 88 employees - 6 female, 57 male officers and 25 civilians. Leesburg PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is FL0350200, it belongs to the South Atlantic division in the South region with a region code of Region III.