Sylva has a population of 2,653. During the past three years, Sylva saw 767 arrests. For 2017, the Sylva's arrest rate totaled 1,010.18 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 219.13% makes Sylva 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 Sylva also totaled 268 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
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Overall, Sylva had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Sylva averaged 0 violent crimes and 268 non-violent crimes.
The city of Sylva experienced 181 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 2 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 6 was for legacy rape and 6 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 22, and the aggravated assault total was 156.
It is situated in Jackson county, North Carolina with a total number of 14 employees - 3 female, 11 male officers and 0 civilians. Sylva PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is NC0500100, it belongs to the South Atlantic division in the South region with a region code of Region III.