The city of Northampton, with a total population of 28,458, experienced 2,207 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 253.00 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 20.07% difference making Northampton lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 165 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Northampton also handled 555 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Amherst and Belchertown, Northampton is a more dangerous place to live.
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The city of Northampton experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Northampton totaled 165 violent crimes and 555 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Northampton experienced 1,302 violent crimes. Of those, 5 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 180 were for legacy rape, 152 were for robbery, and 965 were for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Hampshire county, Massachusetts with a total number of 69 employees - 8 female, 55 male officers and 6 civilians. Northampton PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MA0081200, it belongs to the New England division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.