The city of Linden, with a total population of 1,968, experienced 145 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 152.44 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 51.84% difference making Linden lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 5 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Linden also handled 25 arrests for property crimes during 2017.
The city of Linden experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Linden totaled 5 violent crimes and 25 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Linden experienced 74 violent crimes. Of those, another 8 were for legacy rape, 7 were for robbery, and 59 were for aggravated assault.