Wahpeton has a population of 7,841. During the past three years, Wahpeton saw 599 arrests. For 2017, the Wahpeton's arrest rate totaled 242.32 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 23.45% makes Wahpeton lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 13 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Wahpeton also totaled 177 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
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Overall, Wahpeton had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Wahpeton averaged 13 violent crimes and 177 non-violent crimes.
The city of Wahpeton experienced 119 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 20 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 6, and the aggravated assault total was 93.
It is situated in Richland county, North Dakota with a total number of 16 employees - 3 female, 11 male officers and 2 civilians. Wahpeton PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is ND0390300, it belongs to the West North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.