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Townsend, MA Arrest Record Search

Townsend has a population of 9,626. During the past three years, Townsend saw 228 arrests. For 2017, the Townsend's arrest rate totaled 62.33 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 80.31% makes Townsend 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 Townsend also totaled 52 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Ashland and Bedford, Townsend is a more dangerous place to live.

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  • 60Number of arrests in the city for 2017
  • 62.33Crime Rate
  • 8.31Violent Crime Rate
  • 54.02Property Crime Rate

Violent vs. Non-Violent Crimes

Overall, Townsend had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Townsend averaged 8 violent crimes and 52 non-violent crimes.

Townsend Violent Crime Types from 2007-2017

The city of Townsend experienced 93 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 19 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 3, and the aggravated assault total was 71.

Townsend City Police Department

It is situated in Middlesex county, Massachusetts with a total number of 15 employees - 1 female, 13 male officers and 1 civilians. Townsend PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MA0094400, it belongs to the New England division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.

  • Agency Name: Townsend Police Department
  • State: Massachusetts
  • City: Townsend
  • Type: City
  • Address: 70 Brookline Rd
  • Phone Number: (978)597-6214

Total Crime Rate in Townsend

YearCrime Rate
2007128.44
2008163.93
2009135.31
2010108.00
2011130.29
2013134.59
2014111.00
2015112.40
201663.64
201762.33
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