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Portage, WI Arrest Records

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Portage, WI Arrest Record Search

Portage has a population of 10,372. During the past three years, Portage saw 767 arrests. For 2017, the Portage's arrest rate totaled 218.86 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 30.86% makes Portage lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 34 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Portage also totaled 193 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Columbus and Fall River, Portage is a more dangerous place to live.

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  • 227Number of arrests in the city for 2017
  • 218.86Crime Rate
  • 32.78Violent Crime Rate
  • 186.08Property Crime Rate

Arrest Records by Age & Race

Portage Arrests by Gender

Portage Arrests by Race/Ethnicity

Portage Arrests by Age Group

Most of the city arrests fall into 31-40 age group - 43.3%, the least crimes have committed people between 71-80 - 0.5%. When looking at arrest numbers - a great number of arrestees belonged to White race, whilst the least arrests had Hispanic race.

Violent vs. Non-Violent Crimes

Overall, Portage had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Portage averaged 34 violent crimes and 193 non-violent crimes.

Portage Violent Crime Types from 2007-2017

The city of Portage experienced 344 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 4 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 33 was for legacy rape and 28 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 24, and the aggravated assault total was 255.

Portage City Police Department

It is situated in Columbia county, Wisconsin with a total number of 26 employees - 3 female, 19 male officers and 4 civilians. Portage PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is WI0110100, it belongs to the East North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.

  • Agency Name: Portage Police Department
  • State: Wisconsin
  • City: Portage
  • Type: City
  • Address: 117 W Pleasant St
  • Phone Number: (608)742-2171

Total Crime Rate in Portage

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