The city of Northampton, with a total population of 9,854, experienced 357 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 114.67 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 63.77% difference making Northampton lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 11 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Northampton also handled 102 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Hellertown and Stockertown, Northampton is a more dangerous place to live.
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The city of Northampton experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Northampton totaled 11 violent crimes and 102 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Northampton experienced 102 violent crimes. Of those, 5 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 13 were for legacy rape, 29 were for robbery, and 55 were for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Northampton county, Pennsylvania with a total number of 14 employees - 0 female, 12 male officers and 2 civilians. Northampton PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is PA0480800, it belongs to the Middle Atlantic division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.