It is located in Eddy County, NM. It has a population of 12,388 inhabitants. The crime rate is - 468.20 per 10.000 people. There have been 580 arrests in 2017. The city has seen a downtick in arrest records since last year by 0.001%. The majority of crimes committed in Artesia are burglary crimes - 208 incarcerations, whereas the least popular crime is the arson - only 0 arrests.
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The city has seen more non-violent crimes than violent. There have been 159 felony charges and 421 non-violent crimes.
For the time period of 2007-2017, the city of Artesia averaged 995 violent crimes. Of that total, 8 was for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, 23 was for revised rape, another 26 was for legacy rape, 29 was for robbery, and 909 was for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Eddy county, New Mexico with a total number of 51 employees - 4 female, 26 male officers and 21 civilians. Artesia PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is NM0080100, it belongs to the Mountain division in the West region with a region code of Region IV.