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Milwaukee, WI Arrest Records

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Milwaukee, WI Arrest Record Search

The city of Milwaukee, with a total population of 595,168, experienced 100,854 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 538.94 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 70.26% difference making Milwaukee higher than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 9,507 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Milwaukee also handled 22,569 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Cudahy and Franklin, Milwaukee is a more dangerous place to live.

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  • 32,076Number of arrests in the city for 2017
  • 538.94Crime Rate
  • 159.74Violent Crime Rate
  • 379.20Property Crime Rate

Arrest Records by Age & Race

Milwaukee Arrests by Gender

Milwaukee Arrests by Race/Ethnicity

Milwaukee Arrests by Age Group

Most of the city arrests fall into 31-40 age group - 33.4%, the least crimes have committed people between 61-70 - 2.3%. When looking at arrest numbers - a great number of arrestees belonged to Black race, whilst the least arrests had Hispanic race.

Violent vs. Non-Violent Crimes

The city of Milwaukee experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Milwaukee totaled 9,507 violent crimes and 22,569 non-violent crimes.

Milwaukee Violent Crime Types from 2007-2017

During 2007-2017, Milwaukee experienced 87,369 violent crimes. Of those, 1,116 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 3,412 were for legacy rape, 35,535 were for robbery, and 47,306 were for aggravated assault.

Milwaukee City Police Department

It is situated in Milwaukee county, Wisconsin with a total number of 34 employees - 7 female, 24 male officers and 3 civilians. Brown Deer PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is WI0410200, it belongs to the East North Central division in the Midwest region with a region code of Region II.

  • Agency Name: Brown Deer Police Department
  • State: Wisconsin
  • City: Milwaukee
  • Type: City
  • Address: 4800 W Green Brook Dr
  • Phone Number: (414)371-2900

Total Crime Rate in Milwaukee

YearCrime Rate
2007807.05
2008729.09
2009684.25
2010627.95
2011603.69
2012633.76
2013586.00
2014605.67
2015586.03
2016559.70
2017538.94
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