Scarborough has a population of 20,215. During the past three years, Scarborough saw 1,105 arrests. For 2017, the Scarborough's arrest rate totaled 154.34 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 51.24% makes Scarborough lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 8 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Scarborough also totaled 304 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Cape Elizabeth and Falmouth, Scarborough is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Scarborough had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Scarborough averaged 8 violent crimes and 304 non-violent crimes.
The city of Scarborough experienced 127 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 35 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 43, and the aggravated assault total was 49.