The city of Merrillville, with a total population of 34,999, experienced 3,889 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 367.44 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 16.08% difference making Merrillville higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 0 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Merrillville also handled 1,286 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Cedar Lake and Crown Point, Merrillville is a more dangerous place to live.
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The city of Merrillville experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Merrillville totaled 0 violent crimes and 1,286 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Merrillville experienced 811 violent crimes. Of those, 31 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, 10 were for revised rape, another 21 were for legacy rape, 370 were for robbery, and 419 were for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Lake county, Indiana with a total number of 55 employees - 0 female, 54 male officers and 1 civilians. Merrillville PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is IN0451400, it belongs to the East North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.