It is located in Hillsborough County, NH. It has a population of 11,250 inhabitants. The crime rate is - 94.22 per 10.000 people. There have been 106 arrests in 2017. The city has seen a downtick in arrest records since last year by 0.002%. The majority of crimes committed in Amherst are larceny/theft crimes - 85 incarcerations, whereas the least popular crime is the arson - only 0 arrests.
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The city has seen more non-violent crimes than violent. There have been 5 felony charges and 101 non-violent crimes.
For the time period of 2007-2017, the city of Amherst averaged 71 violent crimes. Of that total, 2 was for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 15 was for legacy rape, 12 was for robbery, and 42 was for aggravated assault.