The city of Newark, with a total population of 47,808, experienced 7,138 arrests over the past three years. During 2014, the arrest rate totaled 489.46 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 45.2% difference making Newark higher than the national average of 337.10 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 68 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Newark also handled 2,272 arrests for property crimes during 2014. Compared to Johnstown and Utica, Newark is a more dangerous place to live.
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The city of Newark experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2014, Newark totaled 68 violent crimes and 2,272 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2014, Newark experienced 744 violent crimes. Of those, 10 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 222 were for legacy rape, 284 were for robbery, and 228 were for aggravated assault.