Salem amassed 1 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, Salem’s arrest rate was 1.58 per 100,000 residents. The county of Salem is 99.79% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 residents. During that same year, 1 arrests were for violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The county of Salem also experienced 0 arrests for property crimes. When compared to Atlantic and Burlington, Salem is a more dangerous place to reside.
In Salem, the most common crime is aggravated assault which accounts for 1 of the arrests in a year. The second most common crime in Salem, is murder and non negligent manslaughter, and the third most common is rape.
In Salem, the most violent crimes committed are murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The county of Salem has a higher rate of violent crime. During 2017, Salem experienced 1 violent crimes and 0 non-violent crimes. When comparing Salem to the national average of 739.02, Salem is lower by 99.79% than the national average.
Most crimes committed in Salem are perpetrated by people between the ages of 21-30. Conversely, those committing the fewest crimes are between the ages of 61-70.