Salem has a population of 4,776. During the past three years, Salem saw 875 arrests. For 2017, the Salem's arrest rate totaled 544.39 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 71.98% makes Salem higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 54 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Salem also totaled 206 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Elmer and Woodstown, 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 54 violent crimes and 206 non-violent crimes.
The city of Salem experienced 699 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 16 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 34 was for legacy rape and 5 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 226, and the aggravated assault total was 418.