Lynn, MA Arrest Records

Lynn, MA is among the most violent cities in the USA with 7.72 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 252nd safest city in Massachusetts among the 269 cities.
Lynn, MA property crime has lower rate than the national average of 28.42, with 20.79 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 1,336 larceny theft related arrests that decreased by 6.64% compared to 2015.

Lynn Crime Rate

Total arrests in Lynn 2016 decreased by 9.42% compared to 2015 and has lower crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes decreased from 719 to 714 while non-violent crime decreased by 12.28% from 2,191 to 1,922.

5 Crimes In Lynn, MA in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 1,336
Aggravated assault 492
Burglary 365
Motor vehicle theft 221
Robbery 175

Other Cities in Massachusetts with the Most Arrests

Among the 269 cities in state the most dangerous is Boston with 4,767 violent crimes that’s 19.78% of total of 24,103. Holyoke has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 19 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Holyoke 60.12
West Springfield 48.59
North Adams 46.65
Springfield 43.22
Hadley 43.19

Safest Cities in Massachusetts

Are you planning a move to Massachusetts? Here are the safest cities in Massachusetts with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Lynn is 1 out of 267 down by 0.05% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Franklin and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in Wayland.

City Arrests
Wayland 0.80
Groveland 1.92
Norfolk 2.08
Topsfield 2.12
Norton 2.21

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Lynn decreased by 0.7% from 2015 and decreased by 11.19% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 804 to 714. In 2016 violent crime rate in Lynn was 64.59% higher than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.772%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Lynn decreased by 12.28% from 2015 and decreased by 26.64% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 2,620 to 1,922. In 2016 property crime rate in Lynn was 26.85% lower than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 2.079%.

How Lynn stands up against other cities

Lynn vs. Somerville

You’ll be in more risk in Lynn compared to Somerville that had 38.79% lower crime rate compared to Lynn 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 Somerville city.
Larceny rates of 14.4521 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 20.5437 per 1,000 people and higher than average 11.0879 in Somerville.

Lynn vs. Lowell

You’ll be in more risk in Lynn compared to Lowell that had 18.54% lower crime rate compared to Lynn according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0433 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Lowell city.
Burglary rates of 3.9484 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and higher than average 3.6658 in Lowell.

Names with the most arrests in Lynn

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 100% are people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lynn is 0.14% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 7.81 daily crimes that occur in Lynn.
  • Lynn is more violent than Somerville.
  • In Lynn you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Lynn have decreased by 9.42%.