It is located in Hampshire County, MA. It has a population of 40,313 inhabitants. The crime rate is - 90.05 per 10.000 people. There have been 363 arrests in 2017. The city has seen an uptick in arrest records since last year by 0.001%. The majority of crimes committed in Amherst are larceny/theft crimes - 203 incarcerations, whereas the least popular crime is the murder and non negligent manslaughter - only 0 arrests.
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The city has seen more non-violent crimes than violent. There have been 100 felony charges and 263 non-violent crimes.
For the time period of 2007-2017, the city of Amherst averaged 885 violent crimes. Of that total, 1 was for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 211 was for legacy rape, 54 was for robbery, and 619 was for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Hampshire county, Massachusetts with a total number of 49 employees - 8 female, 39 male officers and 2 civilians. Amherst PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MA0080100, it belongs to the New England division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.