Ruidoso Downs has a population of 2,543. During the past three years, Ruidoso Downs saw 450 arrests. For 2017, the Ruidoso Downs's arrest rate totaled 566.26 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 78.89% makes Ruidoso Downs higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 37 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Ruidoso Downs also totaled 107 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Capitan and Carrizozo, Ruidoso Downs is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Ruidoso Downs had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Ruidoso Downs averaged 37 violent crimes and 107 non-violent crimes.
The city of Ruidoso Downs experienced 189 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 5 was for legacy rape and 1 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 6, and the aggravated assault total was 177.
It is situated in Lincoln county, New Mexico with a total number of 11 employees - 0 female, 7 male officers and 4 civilians. Ruidoso Downs PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is NM0140300, it belongs to the Mountain division in the West region with a region code of Region IV.