West Springfield has a population of 28,635. During the past three years, West Springfield saw 4,204 arrests. For 2017, the West Springfield's arrest rate totaled 446.66 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 41.1% makes West Springfield higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 174 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of West Springfield also totaled 1,105 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Agawam and Brimfield, West Springfield is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, West Springfield had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, West Springfield averaged 174 violent crimes and 1,105 non-violent crimes.
The city of West Springfield experienced 1,467 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 5 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 154 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 297, and the aggravated assault total was 1,011.
It is situated in Hampden county, Massachusetts with a total number of 94 employees - 9 female, 80 male officers and 5 civilians. West Springfield PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MA0072100, it belongs to the New England division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.