Somerville has a population of 82,326. During the past three years, Somerville saw 4,501 arrests. For 2017, the Somerville's arrest rate totaled 153.29 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 51.57% makes Somerville lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 191 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Somerville also totaled 1,071 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Acton and Arlington, Somerville is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Somerville had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Somerville averaged 191 violent crimes and 1,071 non-violent crimes.
The city of Somerville experienced 2,688 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 8 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 162 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 814, and the aggravated assault total was 1,704.
It is situated in Middlesex county, Massachusetts with a total number of 139 employees - 14 female, 110 male officers and 15 civilians. Somerville PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MA0093900, it belongs to the New England division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.