Tatum has a population of 832. During the past three years, Tatum saw 50 arrests. For 2017, the Tatum's arrest rate totaled 48.08 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 84.81% makes Tatum lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 0 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Tatum also totaled 4 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Eunice and Hobbs, Tatum is a safer place to live.
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Overall, Tatum had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Tatum averaged 0 violent crimes and 4 non-violent crimes.
The city of Tatum experienced 3 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, the robbery total was 1, and the aggravated assault total was 2.
It is situated in Lea county, New Mexico with a total number of 6 employees - 1 female, 1 male officers and 4 civilians. Tatum PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is NM0130500, it belongs to the Mountain division in the West region with a region code of Region IV.