Waterville, ME Arrest Records

Waterville, ME is among the safest cities in the USA with 2.32 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 98th safest city in Maine among the 102 cities.
Waterville, ME property crime has higher rate than the national average of 28.42, with 40.50 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 577 larceny theft related arrests that decreased by 9.56% compared to 2015.

Waterville Crime Rate

Total arrests in Waterville 2016 decreased by 7.88% compared to 2015 and has higher crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes decreased from 43 to 38 while non-violent crime decreased by 7.66% from 718 to 663.

5 Crimes In Waterville, ME in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 577
Burglary 74
Aggravated assault 17
Legacy rape 12
Motor vehicle theft 12

Other Cities in Maine with the Most Arrests

Among the 102 cities in state the most dangerous is Portland with 196 violent crimes that’s 15.63% of total of 1,254. Mexico has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 22 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Mexico 68.34
Skowhegan 46.61
Bangor 43.86
Rumford 43.39
Waterville 42.82

Safest Cities in Maine

Are you planning a move to Maine? Here are the safest cities in Maine with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Waterville is 1 out of 653 down by 0.03% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Brewer and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in Cumberland.

City Arrests
Richmond 3.83
Rangeley 6.09
Fort Kent 6.35
Monmouth 6.74
North Berwick 6.85

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Waterville decreased by 11.63% from 2015 and decreased by 19.15% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 47 to 38. In 2016 violent crime rate in Waterville was 50.53% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.232%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Waterville decreased by 7.66% from 2015 and decreased by 0.3% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 665 to 663. In 2016 property crime rate in Waterville was 42.49% higher than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 4.05%.

How Waterville stands up against other cities

Waterville vs. Gorham

You’ll be in more risk in Waterville compared to Gorham that had 71.06% lower crime rate compared to Waterville according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and the same as average 0.0000 in Gorham city.
Arson rates of 0.1833 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Gorham.

Waterville vs. Windham

You’ll be in more risk in Waterville compared to Windham that had 63.12% lower crime rate compared to Waterville according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and the same as average 0.0000 in Windham city.
Arson rates of 0.1833 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Windham.

Names with the most arrests in Waterville

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 40.34% are people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Waterville is 0.29% higher than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 11.73 daily crimes that occur in Waterville.
  • Waterville is more violent than Gorham.
  • In Waterville you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Waterville have decreased by 7.88%.