Norwood, MA Arrest Records

Norwood, MA is among the safest cities in the USA with 1.07 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 136th safest city in Massachusetts among the 269 cities.
Norwood, MA property crime has lower rate than the national average of 28.42, with 10.19 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 229 larceny theft related arrests that increased by 5.53% compared to 2015.

Norwood Crime Rate

Total arrests in Norwood 2016 decreased by 1.21% compared to 2015 and has lower crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes increased from 21 to 31 while non-violent crime decreased by 4.52% from 310 to 296.

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

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 229
Burglary 44
Motor vehicle theft 23
Aggravated assault 14
Robbery 9

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 Norwood 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 Norwood increased by 47.62% from 2015 and increased by 55% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 20 to 31. In 2016 violent crime rate in Norwood was 77.27% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.107%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Norwood decreased by 4.52% from 2015 and decreased by 36.89% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 469 to 296. In 2016 property crime rate in Norwood was 64.16% lower than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 1.019%.

How Norwood stands up against other cities

Norwood vs. Melrose

You’ll be in more risk in Norwood compared to Melrose that had 26.24% lower crime rate compared to Norwood 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 Melrose city.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.7915 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.8550 in Melrose.

Norwood vs. Wakefield

You’ll be in more risk in Norwood compared to Wakefield that had 11.4% lower crime rate compared to Norwood 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 Wakefield city.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.7915 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.5170 in Wakefield.

Names with the most arrests in Norwood

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 50% are people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Norwood is 0.66% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 3.08 daily crimes that occur in Norwood.
  • Norwood is more violent than Melrose.
  • In Norwood you have a 1 in 89 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Norwood have decreased by 1.21%.