Shrewsbury has a population of 36,974. During the past three years, Shrewsbury saw 522 arrests. For 2017, the Shrewsbury's arrest rate totaled 35.43 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 88.81% makes Shrewsbury lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 3 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Shrewsbury also totaled 128 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Clinton and Holden, Shrewsbury is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Shrewsbury had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Shrewsbury averaged 3 violent crimes and 128 non-violent crimes.
The city of Shrewsbury experienced 52 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 2 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 9 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 15, and the aggravated assault total was 32.
It is situated in Worcester county, Massachusetts with a total number of 60 employees - 1 female, 44 male officers and 15 civilians. Shrewsbury PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MA0144300, it belongs to the New England division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.