Portland has a population of 12,710. During the past three years, Portland saw 897 arrests. For 2017, the Portland's arrest rate totaled 213.22 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 32.64% makes Portland lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 37 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Portland also totaled 234 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Gallatin and Hendersonville, Portland is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Portland had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Portland averaged 37 violent crimes and 234 non-violent crimes.
The city of Portland experienced 578 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 5 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 35 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 41, and the aggravated assault total was 497.