The city of Gorham, with a total population of 17,554, experienced 523 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 68.93 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 78.22% difference making Gorham lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 11 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Gorham also handled 110 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Bridgton and Brunswick, Gorham is a safer place to live.
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The city of Gorham experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Gorham totaled 11 violent crimes and 110 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Gorham experienced 143 violent crimes. Of those, 1 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, 3 were for revised rape, another 22 were for legacy rape, 24 were for robbery, and 93 were for aggravated assault.