Richlands has a population of 5,365. During the past three years, Richlands saw 360 arrests. For 2017, the Richlands's arrest rate totaled 193.85 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 38.76% makes Richlands lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 10 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Richlands also totaled 94 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Cedar Bluff and Pocahontas, Richlands is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Richlands had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Richlands averaged 10 violent crimes and 94 non-violent crimes.
The city of Richlands experienced 127 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 3 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 20 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 27, and the aggravated assault total was 77.
It is situated in Tazewell county, Virginia with a total number of 23 employees - 2 female, 16 male officers and 5 civilians. Richlands PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is VA0920300, it belongs to the South Atlantic division in the South region with a region code of Region III.