Sterling Heights has a population of 132,882. During the past three years, Sterling Heights saw 5,513 arrests. For 2017, the Sterling Heights's arrest rate totaled 131.62 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 58.42% makes Sterling Heights lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 245 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Sterling Heights also totaled 1,504 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Armada and New Baltimore, Sterling Heights is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Sterling Heights had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Sterling Heights averaged 245 violent crimes and 1,504 non-violent crimes.
The city of Sterling Heights experienced 2,555 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 22 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 308 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 340, and the aggravated assault total was 1,885.
It is situated in Macomb county, Michigan with a total number of 163 employees - 14 female, 127 male officers and 22 civilians. Sterling Heights PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MI5076500, it belongs to the East North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.