The city of Newport, with a total population of 3,224, experienced 199 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 176.80 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 44.15% difference making Newport lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 2 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Newport also handled 55 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Dexter and East Millinocket, Newport is a more dangerous place to live.
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The city of Newport experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Newport totaled 2 violent crimes and 55 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Newport experienced 34 violent crimes. Of those, 1 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, 1 were for revised rape, another 9 were for legacy rape, 9 were for robbery, and 14 were for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Penobscot county, Maine with a total number of 6 employees - 0 female, 6 male officers and 0 civilians. Newport PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is ME0101100, it belongs to the New England division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.