Punxsutawney has a population of 5,790. During the past three years, Punxsutawney saw 169 arrests. For 2017, the Punxsutawney's arrest rate totaled 103.63 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 67.26% makes Punxsutawney lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 8 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Punxsutawney also totaled 52 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Brookville and Reynoldsville, Punxsutawney is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Punxsutawney had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Punxsutawney averaged 8 violent crimes and 52 non-violent crimes.
The city of Punxsutawney experienced 223 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 4 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 22 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 20, and the aggravated assault total was 177.
It is situated in Jefferson county, Pennsylvania with a total number of 11 employees - 0 female, 8 male officers and 3 civilians. Punxsutawney PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is PA0330300, it belongs to the Middle Atlantic division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.