Westbrook has a population of 18,560. During the past three years, Westbrook saw 1,381 arrests. For 2017, the Westbrook's arrest rate totaled 231.14 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 26.98% makes Westbrook lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 34 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Westbrook also totaled 395 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Bridgton and Brunswick, Westbrook is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Westbrook had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Westbrook averaged 34 violent crimes and 395 non-violent crimes.
The city of Westbrook experienced 418 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 4 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 78 was for legacy rape and 31 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 102, and the aggravated assault total was 203.