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Portsmouth, VA Arrest Records

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Portsmouth has a population of 95,100. During the past three years, Portsmouth saw 17,763 arrests. For 2017, the Portsmouth's arrest rate totaled 643.95 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 103.43% makes Portsmouth higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 677 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Portsmouth also totaled 5,447 arrests for property crimes during 2017.

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  • 6,124Number of arrests in the city for 2017
  • 643.95Crime Rate
  • 71.19Violent Crime Rate
  • 572.77Property Crime Rate

Violent vs. Non-Violent Crimes

Overall, Portsmouth had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Portsmouth averaged 677 violent crimes and 5,447 non-violent crimes.

Portsmouth Violent Crime Types from 2007-2017

The city of Portsmouth experienced 7,126 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 165 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 455 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 2,747, and the aggravated assault total was 3,759.

Total Crime Rate in Portsmouth

YearCrime Rate
2007577.88
2008625.75
2009628.90
2010610.89
2011598.60
2012546.01
2013612.77
2014561.93
2015574.49
2016639.89
2017643.95

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