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Wakefield, MA Arrest Records

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Wakefield has a population of 27,049. During the past three years, Wakefield saw 772 arrests. For 2017, the Wakefield's arrest rate totaled 89.10 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 71.85% makes Wakefield lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 46 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Wakefield also totaled 195 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Acton and Arlington, Wakefield is a more dangerous place to live.

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  • 241Number of arrests in the city for 2017
  • 89.10Crime Rate
  • 17.01Violent Crime Rate
  • 72.09Property Crime Rate

Violent vs. Non-Violent Crimes

Overall, Wakefield had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Wakefield averaged 46 violent crimes and 195 non-violent crimes.

Wakefield Violent Crime Types from 2007-2017

The city of Wakefield experienced 545 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 4 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 63 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 55, and the aggravated assault total was 423.

Wakefield City Police Department

It is situated in Middlesex county, Massachusetts with a total number of 48 employees - 3 female, 44 male officers and 1 civilians. Wakefield PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MA0094600, it belongs to the New England division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.

  • Agency Name: Wakefield Police Department
  • State: Massachusetts
  • City: Wakefield
  • Type: City
  • Address: 1 Union St
  • Phone Number: (781)246-6321

Total Crime Rate in Wakefield

YearCrime Rate
2007138.05
2009132.50
2010144.96
2011145.51
2012147.94
2013140.10
2014121.24
201595.93
201699.70
201789.10
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