Watertown has a population of 25,746. During the past three years, Watertown saw 4,016 arrests. For 2017, the Watertown's arrest rate totaled 463.37 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 46.38% makes Watertown higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 139 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Watertown also totaled 1,054 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
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Overall, Watertown had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Watertown averaged 139 violent crimes and 1,054 non-violent crimes.
The city of Watertown experienced 1,472 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 12 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 247 was for legacy rape and 12 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 200, and the aggravated assault total was 1,001.
It is situated in Jefferson county, New York with a total number of 68 employees - 8 female, 57 male officers and 3 civilians. Watertown PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is NY0220100, it belongs to the Middle Atlantic division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.