Ponca City has a population of 24,397. During the past three years, Ponca City saw 3,552 arrests. For 2017, the Ponca City's arrest rate totaled 475.06 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 50.08% makes Ponca City higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 202 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Ponca City also totaled 957 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Blackwell and Newkirk, Ponca City is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Ponca City had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Ponca City averaged 202 violent crimes and 957 non-violent crimes.
The city of Ponca City experienced 1,724 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 8 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 228 was for legacy rape and 25 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 221, and the aggravated assault total was 1,242.
It is situated in Kay county, Oklahoma with a total number of 69 employees - 4 female, 47 male officers and 18 civilians. Ponca City PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is OK0360300, it belongs to the West South Central division in the South region with a region code of Region III.