The city of Lovington, with a total population of 11,970, experienced 677 arrests over the past three years. During 2016, the arrest rate totaled 281.54 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 14.04% difference making Lovington lower than the national average of 327.51 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 18 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Lovington also handled 319 arrests for property crimes during 2016. Compared to Eunice and Jal, Lovington is a more dangerous place to live.
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The city of Lovington experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2016, Lovington totaled 18 violent crimes and 319 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2016, Lovington experienced 321 violent crimes. Of those, 4 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, 16 were for revised rape, another 32 were for legacy rape, 20 were for robbery, and 249 were for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Lea county, New Mexico with a total number of 32 employees - 1 female, 22 male officers and 9 civilians. Lovington PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is NM0130400, it belongs to the Mountain division in the West region with a region code of Region IV.