Salisbury has a population of 34,121. During the past three years, Salisbury saw 5,743 arrests. For 2016, the Salisbury's arrest rate totaled 584.39 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 78.44% makes Salisbury higher than the national average of 327.51 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 332 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Salisbury also totaled 1,662 arrests for property crimes during 2016. When compared to Rockwell and Spencer, Salisbury is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Salisbury had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2016, Salisbury averaged 332 violent crimes and 1,662 non-violent crimes.
The city of Salisbury experienced 2,651 violent crimes during 2007-2016. Of that total, 51 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 65 was for legacy rape and 38 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 953, and the aggravated assault total was 1,544.
It is situated in Rowan county, North Carolina with a total number of 77 employees - 12 female, 59 male officers and 6 civilians. Salisbury PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is NC0800500, it belongs to the South Atlantic division in the South region with a region code of Region III.