Waite Park has a population of 7,455. During the past three years, Waite Park saw 2,013 arrests. For 2017, the Waite Park's arrest rate totaled 818.24 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 158.49% makes Waite Park higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 21 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Waite Park also totaled 589 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Albany and Avon, Waite Park is a more dangerous place to live.
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Most of the city arrests fall into 21-30 age group - 46%, the least crimes have committed people between 10-20 - 5.7%. When looking at arrest numbers - a great number of arrestees belonged to White race, whilst the least arrests had Asian Or Pacific Islander race.
Overall, Waite Park had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Waite Park averaged 21 violent crimes and 589 non-violent crimes.
The city of Waite Park experienced 107 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 1 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 30 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 59, and the aggravated assault total was 145.
It is situated in Stearns county, Minnesota with a total number of 19 employees - 2 female, 14 male officers and 3 civilians. Waite Park PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is MN0730600, it belongs to the West North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.