Tahlequah has a population of 16,905. During the past three years, Tahlequah saw 2,396 arrests. For 2017, the Tahlequah's arrest rate totaled 559.60 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 76.78% makes Tahlequah higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 26 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Tahlequah also totaled 920 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
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Overall, Tahlequah had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Tahlequah averaged 26 violent crimes and 920 non-violent crimes.
The city of Tahlequah experienced 351 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 5 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 50 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 51, and the aggravated assault total was 245.
It is situated in Cherokee county, Oklahoma with a total number of 45 employees - 1 female, 35 male officers and 9 civilians. Tahlequah PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is OK0110100, it belongs to the West South Central division in the South region with a region code of Region III.