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Worcester, MA Arrest Record Search

Worcester has a population of 185,107. During the past three years, Worcester saw 19,394 arrests. For 2017, the Worcester's arrest rate totaled 291.29 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 7.98% makes Worcester lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 1,345 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Worcester also totaled 4,047 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Ashburnham and Athol, Worcester is a more dangerous place to live.

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  • 5,392Number of arrests in the city for 2017
  • 291.29Crime Rate
  • 72.66Violent Crime Rate
  • 218.63Property Crime Rate

Violent vs. Non-Violent Crimes

Overall, Worcester had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Worcester averaged 1,345 violent crimes and 4,047 non-violent crimes.

Worcester Violent Crime Types from 2007-2017

The city of Worcester experienced 18,467 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 81 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 408 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 4,366, and the aggravated assault total was 13,612.

Worcester City Police Department

It is situated in Worcester county, Massachusetts with a total number of 206 employees - 27 female, 127 male officers and 52 civilians. Worcester PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MA0146000, it belongs to the New England division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.

  • Agency Name: Worcester Police Department
  • State: Massachusetts
  • City: Worcester
  • Type: City
  • Address: 9-11 Lincoln Square
  • Phone Number: 508-799-8466
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Total Crime Rate in Worcester

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