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Reading, MA Arrest Records

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Reading has a population of 26,033. During the past three years, Reading saw 493 arrests. For 2017, the Reading's arrest rate totaled 63.38 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 79.98% makes Reading lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 8 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Reading also totaled 157 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Ashland and Bedford, Reading is a more dangerous place to live.

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  • 165Number of arrests in the city for 2017
  • 63.38Crime Rate
  • 3.07Violent Crime Rate
  • 60.31Property Crime Rate

Violent vs. Non-Violent Crimes

Overall, Reading had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Reading averaged 8 violent crimes and 157 non-violent crimes.

Reading Violent Crime Types from 2007-2017

The city of Reading experienced 107 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 5 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 34, and the aggravated assault total was 68.

Reading City Police Department

It is situated in Middlesex county, Massachusetts with a total number of 57 employees - 4 female, 37 male officers and 16 civilians. Reading PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MA0093600, it belongs to the New England division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.

Total Crime Rate in Reading

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