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Amherst, OH Arrest Record Search

It is located in Lorain County, OH. It has a population of 12,090 inhabitants. The crime rate is - 134.00 per 10.000 people. There have been 162 arrests in 2017. The city has seen a downtick in arrest records since last year by 0.002%. The majority of crimes committed in Amherst are larceny/theft crimes - 140 incarcerations, whereas the least popular crime is the murder and non negligent manslaughter - only 0 arrests.

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  • 162Number of arrests in the city for 2017
  • 134.00Crime Rate
  • 4.14Violent Crime Rate
  • 129.86Property Crime Rate

Arrest Records by Age & Race

Amherst Arrests by Gender

Amherst Arrests by Race/Ethnicity

When looking at arrest numbers - a great number of arrestees belonged to White race, whilst the least arrests had Hispanic race.

Violent vs. Non-Violent Crimes

The city has seen more non-violent crimes than violent. There have been 5 felony charges and 157 non-violent crimes.

Amherst Violent Crime Types from 2007-2017

For the time period of 2007-2017, the city of Amherst averaged 80 violent crimes. Of that total, 2 was for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 12 was for legacy rape, 48 was for robbery, and 18 was for aggravated assault.

Amherst City Police Department

It is situated in Lorain county, Ohio with a total number of 26 employees - 0 female, 20 male officers and 6 civilians. Amherst PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is OH0470100, it belongs to the East North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.

  • Agency Name: Amherst Police Department
  • State: Ohio
  • City: Amherst
  • Type: City
  • Address: 911 N Lake St
  • Phone Number: (440)988-2625
  • Website:

Total Crime Rate in Amherst

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