Prestonsburg has a population of 3,517. During the past three years, Prestonsburg saw 192 arrests. For 2017, the Prestonsburg's arrest rate totaled 156.38 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 50.6% makes Prestonsburg lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 11 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Prestonsburg also totaled 44 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
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Overall, Prestonsburg had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Prestonsburg averaged 11 violent crimes and 44 non-violent crimes.
The city of Prestonsburg experienced 99 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 1 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 15 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 16, and the aggravated assault total was 67.
It is situated in Floyd county, Kentucky with a total number of 13 employees - 0 female, 13 male officers and 0 civilians. Prestonsburg PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is KY0360100, it belongs to the East South Central division in the South region with a region code of Region III.