Wooster has a population of 27,172. During the past three years, Wooster saw 2,724 arrests. For 2017, the Wooster's arrest rate totaled 374.65 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 18.36% makes Wooster higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 102 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Wooster also totaled 916 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Creston and Orrville, Wooster is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Wooster had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Wooster averaged 102 violent crimes and 916 non-violent crimes.
The city of Wooster experienced 679 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 9 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 217 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 186, and the aggravated assault total was 267.
It is situated in Wayne county, Ohio with a total number of 44 employees - 5 female, 35 male officers and 4 civilians. Wooster PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is OH0850300, it belongs to the East North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.