The city of Independence, with a total population of 9,854, experienced 623 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 175.56 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 44.54% difference making Independence lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 28 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Independence also handled 145 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
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The city of Independence experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Independence totaled 28 violent crimes and 145 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Independence experienced 200 violent crimes. Of those, another 37 were for legacy rape, 21 were for robbery, and 142 were for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Polk county, Oregon with a total number of 19 employees - 2 female, 12 male officers and 5 civilians. Independence PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is OR0270200, it belongs to the Pacific division in the West region with a region code of Region IV.