Wellesley has a population of 29,434. During the past three years, Wellesley saw 533 arrests. For 2017, the Wellesley's arrest rate totaled 48.58 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 84.65% makes Wellesley lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 12 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Wellesley also totaled 131 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Dover and Franklin, Wellesley is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Wellesley had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Wellesley averaged 12 violent crimes and 131 non-violent crimes.
The city of Wellesley experienced 181 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 14 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 28, and the aggravated assault total was 139.
It is situated in Norfolk county, Massachusetts with a total number of 59 employees - 4 female, 40 male officers and 15 civilians. Wellesley PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MA0112500, it belongs to the New England division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.