Poughkeepsie has a population of 30,159. During the past three years, Poughkeepsie saw 2,572 arrests. For 2017, the Poughkeepsie's arrest rate totaled 270.57 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 14.53% makes Poughkeepsie lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 213 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Poughkeepsie also totaled 603 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
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Overall, Poughkeepsie had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Poughkeepsie averaged 213 violent crimes and 603 non-violent crimes.
The city of Poughkeepsie experienced 3,503 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 45 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 213 was for legacy rape and 16 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 1,241, and the aggravated assault total was 1,988.