Sterling has a population of 8,102. During the past three years, Sterling saw 202 arrests. For 2017, the Sterling's arrest rate totaled 108.62 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 65.69% makes Sterling lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 9 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Sterling also totaled 79 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Ashburnham and Blackstone, Sterling is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Sterling had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Sterling averaged 9 violent crimes and 79 non-violent crimes.
The city of Sterling experienced 84 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 17 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 2, and the aggravated assault total was 65.
It is situated in Worcester county, Massachusetts with a total number of 0 employees - female, male officers and civilians. Sterling PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MA0144700, it belongs to the New England division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.