Pittsfield has a population of 42,546. During the past three years, Pittsfield saw 4,377 arrests. For 2017, the Pittsfield's arrest rate totaled 344.80 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 8.93% makes Pittsfield higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 375 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Pittsfield also totaled 1,092 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Adams and Dalton, Pittsfield is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Pittsfield had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Pittsfield averaged 375 violent crimes and 1,092 non-violent crimes.
The city of Pittsfield experienced 2,922 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 18 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 412 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 346, and the aggravated assault total was 2,146.
It is situated in Berkshire county, Massachusetts with a total number of 110 employees - 9 female, 80 male officers and 21 civilians. Pittsfield PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MA0022200, it belongs to the New England division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.