Peterborough has a population of 6,568. During the past three years, Peterborough saw 205 arrests. For 2017, the Peterborough's arrest rate totaled 105.06 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 66.81% makes Peterborough lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 11 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Peterborough also totaled 58 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Amherst and Bennington, Peterborough is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Peterborough had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Peterborough averaged 11 violent crimes and 58 non-violent crimes.
The city of Peterborough experienced 74 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 1 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 22 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 5, and the aggravated assault total was 46.
It is situated in Hillsborough county, New Hampshire with a total number of 14 employees - 0 female, 12 male officers and 2 civilians. Peterborough PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is NH0065400, it belongs to the New England division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.