Sanford has a population of 59,457. During the past three years, Sanford saw 9,375 arrests. For 2017, the Sanford's arrest rate totaled 486.23 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 53.61% makes Sanford higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 415 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Sanford also totaled 2,476 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Altamonte Springs and Casselberry, Sanford is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Sanford had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Sanford averaged 415 violent crimes and 2,476 non-violent crimes.
The city of Sanford experienced 4,392 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 51 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 359 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 1,648, and the aggravated assault total was 2,334.
It is situated in Seminole county, Florida with a total number of 153 employees - 25 female, 108 male officers and 20 civilians. Sanford PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is FL0590500, it belongs to the South Atlantic division in the South region with a region code of Region III.