It is located in Polk County, IA. It has a population of 18,556 inhabitants. The crime rate is - 306.64 per 10.000 people. There have been 569 arrests in 2017. The city has seen a downtick in arrest records since last year by 0.000%. The majority of crimes committed in Altoona are larceny/theft crimes - 477 incarcerations, whereas the least popular crime is the murder and non negligent manslaughter - only 0 arrests.
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Most of the city arrests fall into 31-40 age group - 36.7%, the least crimes have committed people between 61-70 - 2%. When looking at arrest numbers - a great number of arrestees belonged to White race, whilst the least arrests had Hispanic race.
The city has seen more non-violent crimes than violent. There have been 24 felony charges and 545 non-violent crimes.
For the time period of 2007-2017, the city of Altoona averaged 243 violent crimes. Of that total, 1 was for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 25 was for legacy rape, 42 was for robbery, and 175 was for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Polk county, Iowa with a total number of 30 employees - 3 female, 24 male officers and 3 civilians. Altoona PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is IA0770800, it belongs to the West North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.