West Jefferson has a population of 1,305. During the past three years, West Jefferson saw 231 arrests. For 2017, the West Jefferson's arrest rate totaled 613.03 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 93.66% makes West Jefferson higher 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 West Jefferson also totaled 80 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
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Overall, West Jefferson had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, West Jefferson averaged 0 violent crimes and 80 non-violent crimes.
The city of West Jefferson experienced 10 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 1 was for revised rape. The aggravated assault total was 11.
It is situated in Ashe county, North Carolina with a total number of 8 employees - 0 female, 8 male officers and 0 civilians. West Jefferson PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is NC0050100, it belongs to the South Atlantic division in the South region with a region code of Region III.