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Moorhead, MN Arrest Record Search

The city of Moorhead, with a total population of 42,999, experienced 3,071 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 227.68 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 28.07% difference making Moorhead lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 90 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Moorhead also handled 889 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Barnesville and Hawley, Moorhead is a more dangerous place to live.

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  • 979Number of arrests in the city for 2017
  • 227.68Crime Rate
  • 20.93Violent Crime Rate
  • 206.75Property Crime Rate

Violent vs. Non-Violent Crimes

The city of Moorhead experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Moorhead totaled 90 violent crimes and 889 non-violent crimes.

Moorhead Violent Crime Types from 2007-2017

During 2007-2017, Moorhead experienced 272 violent crimes. Of those, 6 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 71 were for legacy rape, 82 were for robbery, and 340 were for aggravated assault.

Moorhead City Police Department

It is situated in Clay county, Minnesota with a total number of 74 employees - 7 female, 51 male officers and 16 civilians. Moorhead PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MN0140400, it belongs to the West North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.

  • Agency Name: Moorhead Police Department
  • State: Minnesota
  • City: Moorhead
  • Type: City
  • Address: 915 9th Ave N
  • Phone Number: 701.451.7660
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Total Crime Rate in Moorhead

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