The city of Meridian, with a total population of 99,241, experienced 4,352 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 165.05 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 47.86% difference making Meridian lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 149 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Meridian also handled 1,489 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Boise and Garden City, Meridian is a safer place to live.
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Most of the city arrests fall into 21-30 age group - 34.5%, the least crimes have committed people between 71-80 - 0.2%.
The city of Meridian experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Meridian totaled 149 violent crimes and 1,489 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Meridian experienced 1,184 violent crimes. Of those, 9 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 242 were for legacy rape, 90 were for robbery, and 843 were for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Ada county, Idaho with a total number of 123 employees - 6 female, 92 male officers and 25 civilians. Meridian PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is ID0010300, it belongs to the Mountain division in the West region with a region code of Region IV.