Salem has a population of 169,565. During the past three years, Salem saw 22,234 arrests. For 2017, the Salem's arrest rate totaled 462.12 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 45.99% makes Salem higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 641 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Salem also totaled 7,195 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Aumsville and Gervais, Salem is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Salem had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Salem averaged 641 violent crimes and 7,195 non-violent crimes.
The city of Salem experienced 6,033 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 55 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 524 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 1,427, and the aggravated assault total was 4,027.