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Oberlin, OH Arrest Record Search

Oberlin has a population of 8,321. During the past three years, Oberlin saw 686 arrests. For 2017, the Oberlin's arrest rate totaled 221.13 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 30.14% makes Oberlin lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 13 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Oberlin also totaled 171 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Amherst and Avon Lake, Oberlin is a more dangerous place to live.

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  • 184Number of arrests in the city for 2017
  • 221.13Crime Rate
  • 15.62Violent Crime Rate
  • 205.50Property Crime Rate

Arrest Records by Age & Race

Oberlin Arrests by Gender

Oberlin Arrests by Race/Ethnicity

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

Violent vs. Non-Violent Crimes

Overall, Oberlin had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Oberlin averaged 13 violent crimes and 171 non-violent crimes.

Oberlin Violent Crime Types from 2007-2017

The city of Oberlin experienced 191 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 1 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 78 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 50, and the aggravated assault total was 62.

Oberlin City Police Department

It is situated in Lorain county, Ohio with a total number of 23 employees - 2 female, 14 male officers and 7 civilians. Oberlin PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is OH0470600, it belongs to the East North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.

  • Agency Name: Oberlin Police Department
  • State: Ohio
  • City: Oberlin
  • Type: City
  • Address: 85 South Main Street
  • Phone Number: (440)774-1061
  • Website:

Total Crime Rate in Oberlin

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