The city of Melrose Park, with a total population of 25,195, experienced 1,053 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 145.27 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 54.11% difference making Melrose Park lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 71 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Melrose Park also handled 295 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Arlington Heights and Brookfield, Melrose Park is a more dangerous place to live.
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The city of Melrose Park experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Melrose Park totaled 71 violent crimes and 295 non-violent crimes.
During 2009-2017, Melrose Park experienced 391 violent crimes. Of those, 12 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, 8 were for revised rape, another 54 were for legacy rape, 133 were for robbery, and 226 were for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Cook county, Illinois with a total number of 0 employees - female, male officers and civilians. Melrose Park PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is IL0166800, it belongs to the East North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.