Westwood has a population of 16,347. During the past three years, Westwood saw 545 arrests. For 2017, the Westwood's arrest rate totaled 112.56 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 64.44% makes Westwood lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 19 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Westwood also totaled 165 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Canton and Cohasset, Westwood is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Westwood had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Westwood averaged 19 violent crimes and 165 non-violent crimes.
The city of Westwood experienced 180 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 34 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 23, and the aggravated assault total was 123.
It is situated in Norfolk county, Massachusetts with a total number of 40 employees - 4 female, 26 male officers and 10 civilians. Westwood PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MA0112600, it belongs to the New England division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.