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Sex Offender Registry Board
PO Box 4547
Salem, MA   1970

p (978) 740-6400     f (978) 740-6464

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Criminal History Systems Board
200 Arlington Street, #2200
Chelsea, MA   2150

p (617) 660-4640     f (617) 660-4613

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Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety
Criminal History Systems Board
200 Arlington #2200
Chelsea, MA   2150

p (617) 660-4600

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Massachusetts Crime Stats

Massachusetts Criminal Records Statistics

Massachusetts Criminal Records Statistics

Recorded crime total for 2006: 161,879

Number of crimes per capita: 2781.63

Most "dangerous" Massachusetts city: Springfield

Crime Threat Level: 1

Other states with a crime threat level of 1:
Connecticut - Maine - New Hampshire - New Jersey - Rhode Island - Vermont

Massachusetts Criminal Activity Breakdown

Massachusetts Criminal Activity Breakdown

Murders: 178
Rapes: 1,573
Robberies: 7,317
Assaults: 16,158
Property Crime: 88,688

Free Massachusetts Background Checks and Criminal Records

While the Bay State may have one of the lowest per capita crime rates in the country, that doesn't mean that no crime happens here at all. There were over 160,000 crimes reported in 2006 and over 16,000 of those were violent assaults. You have the right to protect yourself and your family, and that's why Free Background Checks USA is here.

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