Wilmington has a population of 119,422. During the past three years, Wilmington saw 15,898 arrests. For 2017, the Wilmington's arrest rate totaled 361.58 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 14.23% makes Wilmington 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 Wilmington also totaled 4,318 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
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Overall, Wilmington had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Wilmington averaged 0 violent crimes and 4,318 non-violent crimes.
The city of Wilmington experienced 7,509 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 121 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 259 was for legacy rape and 181 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 2,930, and the aggravated assault total was 4,766.
It is situated in New Hanover county, North Carolina with a total number of 247 employees - 45 female, 127 male officers and 75 civilians. Wilmington PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is NC0650200, it belongs to the South Atlantic division in the South region with a region code of Region III.