Wadena has a population of 4,142. During the past three years, Wadena saw 196 arrests. For 2017, the Wadena's arrest rate totaled 181.07 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 42.8% makes Wadena lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 10 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Wadena also totaled 65 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Menahga and Sebeka, Wadena is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Wadena had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Wadena averaged 10 violent crimes and 65 non-violent crimes.
The city of Wadena experienced 33 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 14 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 1, and the aggravated assault total was 53.