The city of Methuen, with a total population of 50,396, experienced 2,562 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 151.60 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 52.11% difference making Methuen lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 94 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Methuen also handled 670 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Amesbury and Andover, Methuen is a more dangerous place to live.
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The city of Methuen experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Methuen totaled 94 violent crimes and 670 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Methuen experienced 1,047 violent crimes. Of those, 5 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 26 were for legacy rape, 241 were for robbery, and 775 were for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Essex county, Massachusetts with a total number of 116 employees - 6 female, 91 male officers and 19 civilians. Methuen PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MA0051900, it belongs to the New England division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.