Skowhegan has a population of 8,255. During the past three years, Skowhegan saw 1,119 arrests. For 2017, the Skowhegan's arrest rate totaled 369.47 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 16.72% makes Skowhegan higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 18 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Skowhegan also totaled 287 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Fairfield and Pittsfield, Skowhegan is a more dangerous place to live.
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Most of the city arrests fall into 31-40 age group - 38.8%, the least crimes have committed people between 71-80 - 0.7%.
Overall, Skowhegan had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Skowhegan averaged 18 violent crimes and 287 non-violent crimes.
The city of Skowhegan experienced 210 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 3 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 96 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 35, and the aggravated assault total was 76.
It is situated in Somerset county, Maine with a total number of 16 employees - 4 female, 10 male officers and 2 civilians. Skowhegan PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is ME0130200, it belongs to the New England division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.