Tamaqua has a population of 6,748. During the past three years, Tamaqua saw 567 arrests. For 2017, the Tamaqua's arrest rate totaled 265.26 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 16.2% makes Tamaqua lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 23 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Tamaqua also totaled 156 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Coaldale and Frackville, Tamaqua is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Tamaqua had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Tamaqua averaged 23 violent crimes and 156 non-violent crimes.
The city of Tamaqua experienced 139 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 2 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 26 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 32, and the aggravated assault total was 79.
It is situated in Schuylkill county, Pennsylvania with a total number of 1 employees - 0 female, 1 male officers and 0 civilians. Rush Township PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is PA0543600, it belongs to the Middle Atlantic division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.