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Seattle, WA Arrest Records

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Seattle has a population of 721,365. During the past three years, Seattle saw 127,072 arrests. For 2017, the Seattle's arrest rate totaled 589.13 per 10,000 residents. This increase of 86.11% makes Seattle higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 4,564 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Seattle also totaled 37,934 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Auburn and Bellevue, Seattle is a more dangerous place to live.

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  • 42,498Number of arrests in the city for 2017
  • 589.13Crime Rate
  • 63.27Violent Crime Rate
  • 525.86Property Crime Rate

Violent vs. Non-Violent Crimes

Overall, Seattle had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Seattle averaged 4,564 violent crimes and 37,934 non-violent crimes.

Seattle Violent Crime Types from 2007-2017

The city of Seattle experienced 42,610 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 251 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 1,604 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 16,956, and the aggravated assault total was 23,799.

Seattle City Police Department

It is situated in King county, Washington with a total number of 381 employees - 127 female, 127 male officers and 127 civilians. Seattle PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is WASPD0000, it belongs to the Pacific division in the West region with a region code of Region IV.

  • Agency Name: Seattle Police Department
  • State: Washington
  • City: Seattle
  • Type: City
  • Address: 610 Fifth Avenue
  • Phone Number: (206) 625-5011
  • Website: http://www.seattle.gov/police/

Total Crime Rate in Seattle

YearCrime Rate
2007643.07
2008606.39
2009646.46
2010591.77
2011573.53
2012569.13
2013616.68
2014673.04
2015612.07
2016610.11
2017589.13
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