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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When looking at arrest numbers - a great number of arrestees belonged to White race, whilst the least arrests had Hispanic race.
The city has seen more non-violent crimes than violent. There have been 5 felony charges and 157 non-violent crimes.
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.
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.