The city of Houlton, with a total population of 5,781, experienced 519 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 280.23 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 11.47% difference making Houlton lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 36 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Houlton also handled 126 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Ashland and Caribou, Houlton is a more dangerous place to live.
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The city of Houlton experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Houlton totaled 36 violent crimes and 126 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Houlton experienced 128 violent crimes. Of those, 1 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, 10 were for revised rape, another 28 were for legacy rape, 8 were for robbery, and 81 were for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Aroostook county, Maine with a total number of 19 employees - 1 female, 11 male officers and 7 civilians. Houlton PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is ME0020400, it belongs to the New England division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.