Portsmouth has a population of 20,451. During the past three years, Portsmouth saw 4,467 arrests. For 2017, the Portsmouth's arrest rate totaled 661.58 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 109% makes Portsmouth higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 118 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Portsmouth also totaled 1,235 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
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Overall, Portsmouth had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Portsmouth averaged 118 violent crimes and 1,235 non-violent crimes.
The city of Portsmouth experienced 802 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 13 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 99 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 370, and the aggravated assault total was 320.
It is situated in Scioto county, Ohio with a total number of 0 employees - female, male officers and civilians. Portsmouth PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is OH0730200, it belongs to the East North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.