Wellfleet has a population of 2,757. During the past three years, Wellfleet saw 110 arrests. For 2017, the Wellfleet's arrest rate totaled 159.59 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 49.58% makes Wellfleet lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 3 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Wellfleet also totaled 41 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Brewster and Chatham, Wellfleet is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Wellfleet had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Wellfleet averaged 3 violent crimes and 41 non-violent crimes.
The city of Wellfleet experienced 63 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 6 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 3, and the aggravated assault total was 54.
It is situated in Barnstable county, Massachusetts with a total number of 18 employees - 2 female, 11 male officers and 5 civilians. Wellfleet PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MA0011400, it belongs to the New England division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.