South Portland has a population of 25,679. During the past three years, South Portland saw 1,900 arrests. For 2017, the South Portland's arrest rate totaled 246.89 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 22% makes South Portland lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 56 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of South Portland also totaled 578 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Bridgton and Brunswick, South Portland is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, South Portland had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, South Portland averaged 56 violent crimes and 578 non-violent crimes.
The city of South Portland experienced 533 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 56 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 125, and the aggravated assault total was 352.