The city of North Reading, with a total population of 15,780, experienced 266 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 56.40 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 82.18% difference making North Reading lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 24 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of North Reading also handled 65 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Bedford and Groton, North Reading is a more dangerous place to live.
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The city of North Reading experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, North Reading totaled 24 violent crimes and 65 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, North Reading experienced 166 violent crimes. Of those, another 16 were for legacy rape, 19 were for robbery, and 131 were for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Middlesex county, Massachusetts with a total number of 33 employees - 0 female, 32 male officers and 1 civilians. North Reading PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MA0093400, it belongs to the New England division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.