Silver City has a population of 10,285. During the past three years, Silver City saw 2,108 arrests. For 2012, the Silver City's arrest rate totaled 732.13 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 98.42% makes Silver City higher than the national average of 368.98 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 86 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Silver City also totaled 667 arrests for property crimes during 2012. When compared to Bayard and Santa Clara, Silver City is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Silver City had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2012, Silver City averaged 86 violent crimes and 667 non-violent crimes.
The city of Silver City experienced 522 violent crimes during 2007-2012. Of that total, 5 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 48 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 42, and the aggravated assault total was 427.
It is situated in Grant county, New Mexico with a total number of 0 employees - female, male officers and civilians. Silver City PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is NM0090100, it belongs to the Mountain division in the West region with a region code of Region IV.