Salem has a population of 11,887. During the past three years, Salem saw 980 arrests. For 2017, the Salem's arrest rate totaled 310.42 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 1.93% makes Salem lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 21 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Salem also totaled 348 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Columbiana and East Palestine, Salem is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Salem had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Salem averaged 21 violent crimes and 348 non-violent crimes.
The city of Salem experienced 59 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 1 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 10 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 8, and the aggravated assault total was 40.