Wareham has a population of 22,743. During the past three years, Wareham saw 1,737 arrests. For 2017, the Wareham's arrest rate totaled 243.59 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 23.05% makes Wareham lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 129 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Wareham also totaled 425 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Abington and Bridgewater, Wareham is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Wareham had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Wareham averaged 129 violent crimes and 425 non-violent crimes.
The city of Wareham experienced 1,385 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 5 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 109 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 175, and the aggravated assault total was 1,096.
It is situated in Plymouth county, Massachusetts with a total number of 55 employees - 3 female, 41 male officers and 11 civilians. Wareham PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MA0122500, it belongs to the New England division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.