The city of Needham, with a total population of 31,054, experienced 584 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 65.37 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 79.35% difference making Needham lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 9 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Needham also handled 194 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Dover and Franklin, Needham is a more dangerous place to live.
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The city of Needham experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Needham totaled 9 violent crimes and 194 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Needham experienced 65 violent crimes. Of those, 2 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 9 were for legacy rape, 12 were for robbery, and 42 were for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Norfolk county, Massachusetts with a total number of 56 employees - 5 female, 42 male officers and 9 civilians. Needham PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MA0111600, it belongs to the New England division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.