Somerset has a population of 18,239. During the past three years, Somerset saw 749 arrests. For 2017, the Somerset's arrest rate totaled 111.85 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 64.67% makes Somerset lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 35 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Somerset also totaled 169 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Berkley and Easton, Somerset is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Somerset had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Somerset averaged 35 violent crimes and 169 non-violent crimes.
The city of Somerset experienced 392 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 53 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 43, and the aggravated assault total was 296.
It is situated in Bristol county, Massachusetts with a total number of 37 employees - 1 female, 32 male officers and 4 civilians. Somerset PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MA0031700, it belongs to the New England division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.