Wellston has a population of 5,534. During the past three years, Wellston saw 451 arrests. For 2017, the Wellston's arrest rate totaled 180.70 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 42.91% makes Wellston lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 11 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Wellston also totaled 89 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Jackson and Oak Hill, Wellston is a safer place to live.
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Overall, Wellston had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Wellston averaged 11 violent crimes and 89 non-violent crimes.
The city of Wellston experienced 60 violent crimes during 2009-2017. Of that total, 1 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 13 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 17, and the aggravated assault total was 29.
It is situated in Jackson county, Ohio with a total number of 0 employees - female, male officers and civilians. Wellston PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is OH0400200, it belongs to the East North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.