Salem has a population of 29,013. During the past three years, Salem saw 1,893 arrests. For 2017, the Salem's arrest rate totaled 167.51 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 47.08% makes Salem lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 41 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Salem also totaled 445 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Atkinson and Auburn, Salem is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Salem had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Salem averaged 41 violent crimes and 445 non-violent crimes.
The city of Salem experienced 316 violent crimes during 2011-2017. Of that total, 2 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 42 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 121, and the aggravated assault total was 151.
It is situated in Rockingham county, New Hampshire with a total number of 75 employees - 2 female, 60 male officers and 13 civilians. Salem PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is NH0086400, it belongs to the New England division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.