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Morehead City, NC Arrest Record Search

The city of Morehead City, with a total population of 9,520, experienced 1,355 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 485.29 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 53.31% difference making Morehead City higher 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 Morehead City also handled 462 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Beaufort and Emerald Isle, Morehead City is a more dangerous place to live.

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  • 462Number of arrests in the city for 2017
  • 485.29Crime Rate
  • 0.00Violent Crime Rate
  • 485.29Property Crime Rate

Violent vs. Non-Violent Crimes

The city of Morehead City experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Morehead City totaled 0 violent crimes and 462 non-violent crimes.

Morehead City Violent Crime Types from 2007-2017

During 2007-2017, Morehead City experienced 560 violent crimes. Of those, 5 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, 5 were for revised rape, another 26 were for legacy rape, 75 were for robbery, and 472 were for aggravated assault.

Morehead City City Police Department

It is situated in Carteret county, North Carolina with a total number of 45 employees - 8 female, 32 male officers and 5 civilians. Morehead City PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is NC0160200, it belongs to the South Atlantic division in the South region with a region code of Region III.

Total Crime Rate in Morehead City

YearCrime Rate
2007683.09
2008814.83
2009675.24
2010627.02
2011717.14
2012638.32
2013638.72
2014513.40
2015503.14
2016443.18
2017485.29
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