The city of Lawrence, with a total population of 80,890, experienced 6,661 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 244.28 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 22.83% difference making Lawrence lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 585 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Lawrence also handled 1,391 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Amesbury and Andover, Lawrence is a more dangerous place to live.
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The city of Lawrence experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Lawrence totaled 585 violent crimes and 1,391 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Lawrence experienced 7,149 violent crimes. Of those, 67 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, 45 were for revised rape, another 179 were for legacy rape, 2,205 were for robbery, and 4,653 were for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Essex county, Massachusetts with a total number of 159 employees - 7 female, 127 male officers and 25 civilians. Lawrence PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MA0051300, it belongs to the New England division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.