The city of Oak Island, with a total population of 7,883, experienced 844 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 295.57 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 6.63% difference making Oak Island lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 0 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Oak Island also handled 233 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
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The city of Oak Island experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Oak Island totaled 0 violent crimes and 233 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Oak Island experienced 180 violent crimes. Of those, 3 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, 3 were for revised rape, another 10 were for legacy rape, 24 were for robbery, and 161 were for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Brunswick county, North Carolina with a total number of 25 employees - 1 female, 22 male officers and 2 civilians. Oak Island PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is NC0100100, it belongs to the South Atlantic division in the South region with a region code of Region III.