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Waltham, MA Arrest Records

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Waltham, MA Arrest Record Search

Waltham has a population of 63,413. During the past three years, Waltham saw 2,318 arrests. For 2017, the Waltham's arrest rate totaled 111.49 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 64.78% makes Waltham lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 98 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Waltham also totaled 609 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Acton and Arlington, Waltham is a more dangerous place to live.

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  • 707Number of arrests in the city for 2017
  • 111.49Crime Rate
  • 15.45Violent Crime Rate
  • 96.04Property Crime Rate

Violent vs. Non-Violent Crimes

Overall, Waltham had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Waltham averaged 98 violent crimes and 609 non-violent crimes.

Waltham Violent Crime Types from 2007-2017

The city of Waltham experienced 1,372 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 7 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 138 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 217, and the aggravated assault total was 1,010.

Waltham City Police Department

It is situated in Middlesex county, Massachusetts with a total number of 176 employees - 13 female, 127 male officers and 36 civilians. Waltham PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MA0094700, it belongs to the New England division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.

Total Crime Rate in Waltham

YearCrime Rate
2007159.02
2008154.98
2009161.84
2010196.82
2011170.81
2012161.20
2013175.03
2014138.63
2015129.58
2016123.72
2017111.49
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