Pottsville has a population of 13,645. During the past three years, Pottsville saw 994 arrests. For 2017, the Pottsville's arrest rate totaled 235.98 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 25.45% makes Pottsville lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 63 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Pottsville also totaled 259 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Coaldale and Frackville, Pottsville is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Pottsville had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Pottsville averaged 63 violent crimes and 259 non-violent crimes.
The city of Pottsville experienced 446 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 9 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 64 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 50, and the aggravated assault total was 323.
It is situated in Schuylkill county, Pennsylvania with a total number of 24 employees - 2 female, 22 male officers and 0 civilians. Pottsville PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is PA0540700, it belongs to the Middle Atlantic division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.