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Portsmouth, NH Arrest Record Search

Portsmouth has a population of 21,607. During the past three years, Portsmouth saw 1,186 arrests. For 2017, the Portsmouth's arrest rate totaled 159.21 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 49.7% makes Portsmouth lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 44 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Portsmouth also totaled 300 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Atkinson and Auburn, Portsmouth is a more dangerous place to live.

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  • 344Number of arrests in the city for 2017
  • 159.21Crime Rate
  • 20.36Violent Crime Rate
  • 138.84Property Crime Rate

Violent vs. Non-Violent Crimes

Overall, Portsmouth had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Portsmouth averaged 44 violent crimes and 300 non-violent crimes.

Portsmouth Violent Crime Types from 2007-2017

The city of Portsmouth experienced 424 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 2 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 108 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 86, and the aggravated assault total was 228.

Portsmouth City Police Department

It is situated in Rockingham county, New Hampshire with a total number of 86 employees - 5 female, 58 male officers and 23 civilians. Portsmouth PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is NH0085800, it belongs to the New England division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.

Total Crime Rate in Portsmouth

YearCrime Rate
2007342.99
2008285.99
2009333.81
2010317.05
2011309.96
2012297.78
2013287.61
2014249.06
2015201.73
2016186.93
2017159.21
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