Watford City has a population of 8,015. During the past three years, Watford City saw 499 arrests. For 2017, the Watford City's arrest rate totaled 190.89 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 39.7% makes Watford City lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 27 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Watford City also totaled 126 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
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Overall, Watford City had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Watford City averaged 27 violent crimes and 126 non-violent crimes.
The city of Watford City experienced 136 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 1 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 25 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 3, and the aggravated assault total was 107.
It is situated in Mckenzie county, North Dakota with a total number of 27 employees - 6 female, 17 male officers and 4 civilians. Watford City PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is ND0270100, it belongs to the West North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.