Oxford amassed 1,101 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Oxford’s arrest rate was 536.55 per 100,000 residents. The county of Oxford is 27.4% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 28 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Oxford also experienced 279 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Androscoggin and Cumberland, Oxford is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Oxford, the most common crime is larceny/theft which accounts for 186 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Oxford, is burglary, and the third most common is motor vehicle theft.
In Oxford, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Oxford has a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Oxford experienced 28 violent crimes and 279 non-violent crimes. When comparing Oxford to the national average of 739.02, Oxford is lower by 27.4% than the national average.