It is located in Norfolk County, MA. It has a population of 23,551 inhabitants. The crime rate is - 101.48 per 10.000 people. There have been 239 arrests in 2017. The city has seen a downtick in arrest records since last year by 0.002%. The majority of crimes committed in Canton are larceny/theft crimes - 122 incarcerations, whereas the least popular crime is the arson - only 0 arrests.
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The city has seen more non-violent crimes than violent. There have been 90 felony charges and 149 non-violent crimes.
For the time period of 2007-2017, the city of Canton averaged 624 violent crimes. Of that total, another 41 was for legacy rape, 45 was for robbery, and 538 was for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Norfolk county, Massachusetts with a total number of 43 employees - 4 female, 39 male officers and 0 civilians. Canton PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MA0110500, it belongs to the New England division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.