Wrightsville Beach has a population of 2,574. During the past three years, Wrightsville Beach saw 501 arrests. For 2017, the Wrightsville Beach's arrest rate totaled 446.78 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 41.14% makes Wrightsville Beach 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 Wrightsville Beach also totaled 115 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
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Overall, Wrightsville Beach had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Wrightsville Beach averaged 0 violent crimes and 115 non-violent crimes.
The city of Wrightsville Beach experienced 112 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 18 was for legacy rape and 10 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 16, and the aggravated assault total was 81.
It is situated in New Hanover county, North Carolina with a total number of 26 employees - 4 female, 20 male officers and 2 civilians. Wrightsville Beach PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is NC0650300, it belongs to the South Atlantic division in the South region with a region code of Region III.