Socorro has a population of 8,547. During the past three years, Socorro saw 1,668 arrests. For 2017, the Socorro's arrest rate totaled 596.70 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 88.5% makes Socorro higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 85 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Socorro also totaled 425 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
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Overall, Socorro had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Socorro averaged 85 violent crimes and 425 non-violent crimes.
The city of Socorro experienced 626 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 4 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 9 was for legacy rape and 4 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 32, and the aggravated assault total was 585.
It is situated in Socorro county, New Mexico with a total number of 25 employees - 0 female, 16 male officers and 9 civilians. Socorro PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is NM0280100, it belongs to the Mountain division in the West region with a region code of Region IV.