The city of Lawton, with a total population of 94,134, experienced 14,283 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 472.62 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 49.31% difference making Lawton higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 831 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Lawton also handled 3,618 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Cache and Chattanooga, Lawton is a more dangerous place to live.
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The city of Lawton experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Lawton totaled 831 violent crimes and 3,618 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Lawton experienced 10,120 violent crimes. Of those, 93 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, 80 were for revised rape, another 671 were for legacy rape, 1,838 were for robbery, and 7,438 were for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Comanche county, Oklahoma with a total number of 198 employees - 14 female, 127 male officers and 57 civilians. Lawton PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is OK0160100, it belongs to the West South Central division in the South region with a region code of Region III.