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Melrose, MA Arrest Records

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Melrose, MA Arrest Record Search

The city of Melrose, with a total population of 28,101, experienced 776 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 85.05 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 73.13% difference making Melrose lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 23 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Melrose also handled 216 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Acton and Arlington, Melrose is a more dangerous place to live.

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  • 239Number of arrests in the city for 2017
  • 85.05Crime Rate
  • 8.18Violent Crime Rate
  • 76.87Property Crime Rate

Violent vs. Non-Violent Crimes

The city of Melrose experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Melrose totaled 23 violent crimes and 216 non-violent crimes.

Melrose Violent Crime Types from 2007-2017

During 2007-2017, Melrose experienced 340 violent crimes. Of those, another 25 were for legacy rape, 84 were for robbery, and 231 were for aggravated assault.

Melrose City Police Department

It is situated in Middlesex county, Massachusetts with a total number of 48 employees - 2 female, 46 male officers and 0 civilians. Melrose PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MA0093100, it belongs to the New England division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.

  • Agency Name: Melrose Police Department
  • State: Massachusetts
  • City: Melrose
  • Type: City
  • Address: 56 West Foster Street
  • Phone Number: 781-665-1212
  • Website:

Total Crime Rate in Melrose

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