Westfield has a population of 41,735. During the past three years, Westfield saw 1,970 arrests. For 2017, the Westfield's arrest rate totaled 159.10 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 49.74% makes Westfield lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 105 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Westfield also totaled 559 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Brimfield and Hampden, Westfield is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Westfield had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Westfield averaged 105 violent crimes and 559 non-violent crimes.
The city of Westfield experienced 928 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 2 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 179 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 139, and the aggravated assault total was 631.
It is situated in Hampden county, Massachusetts with a total number of 87 employees - 5 female, 77 male officers and 5 civilians. Westfield PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MA0072200, it belongs to the New England division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.