Bergen County had 122 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 6.18 per 100.000 population which is by 99.16% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 7 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Atlantic and county Burlington it’s a more dangerous place to live in.
Currently, the most popular arrest in Bergen is larceny/theft - 48 arrests followed by rape - 4 and aggravated assault - 3 arrests.
Violent crime in Bergen County is considered rape and sexual assault, robbery, and assault. For the recent years the violent crime rate has decreased along with the non-violent crime rate. Compared to the national average of - 100.65 per 100.000 people the overall violent crime rate for the county is by 99.26% lower.
Most of the county arrests fall into 21-30 age group whereas the least arrests are seen between people who are 10-20 years old.
Most of the Bergen felonies fall to males - 86.9% while women have a share of 13.1% felony crimes.