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Madison, WI Arrest Records

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Madison, WI Arrest Record Search

The city of Madison, with a total population of 255,850, experienced 23,331 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 303.65 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 4.07% difference making Madison lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 958 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Madison also handled 6,811 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Belleville and Blue Mounds, Madison is a more dangerous place to live.

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  • 7,769Number of arrests in the city for 2017
  • 303.65Crime Rate
  • 37.44Violent Crime Rate
  • 266.21Property Crime Rate

Arrest Records by Age & Race

Madison Arrests by Gender

Madison Arrests by Race/Ethnicity

Madison Arrests by Age Group

Most of the city arrests fall into 31-40 age group - 31.7%, the least crimes have committed people between 81-90 - 0.1%. 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

The city of Madison experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Madison totaled 958 violent crimes and 6,811 non-violent crimes.

Madison Violent Crime Types from 2007-2017

During 2007-2017, Madison experienced 9,633 violent crimes. Of those, 73 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 910 were for legacy rape, 3,120 were for robbery, and 5,530 were for aggravated assault.

Madison City Police Department

It is situated in Dane county, Wisconsin with a total number of 363 employees - 127 female, 127 male officers and 109 civilians. Madison PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is WI0130100, it belongs to the East North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.

Total Crime Rate in Madison

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