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Bergen County, NJ Arrest Records

What are Bergen County Arrest Statistics?

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.

  • 122Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 6.18Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 7Violent crime arrests

Bergen County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Bergen is larceny/theft - 48 arrests followed by rape - 4 and aggravated assault - 3 arrests.

  • 48Larceny/Theft
  • 4Rape
  • 3Aggravated Assault

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

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.

Bergen County Crime Rate from 2010-2017

Bergen County Arrest and Criminal Records by Age

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.

Bergen County Crime Rate by Age Groups

Bergen County Police Records

Police records exist in different types of law enforcement agencies and in many forms. In most cases, Bergen county police reports may be found from the local county Sheriff’s Office. You can appear in person and request copies as county police records are available to the general public per the state laws and the Freedom of Information Act. These records may include Bergen county police reports, Bergen county bookings and even mugshots. These records are related to when someone is arrested, booked, and jailed. First, they are questioned, and basic information is taken while officers fills out the report. Then they takes mugshots of the suspect, and they are put in a jail cell until they can make bail the fees. Some counties may charge a fee for a copy of police records. You may have to visit in person and may need to have the following information for them to find your file:

  • Date and time of the occurrence
  • The location of the incident
  • Name(s) of those involved
  • Officer’s name and rank
  • Case number

This will help the officer find the documents you need.

Bergen county police records can provide a lot of information about a suspect. A good example of police record might be a traffic accident report. Some records are available to the public after a waiting period, such as 60-days.

Sometimes you can order copies of Bergen county police records by mail. Contact your local county Sheriff’s Office to inquire about forms and the fees.

Bergen County Mugshots

Bergen County mugshots have been used since the 1800s, shortly after the invention of photography. Then in 1888, a French police officer Alphonse Bertillon standardized the process and made it the norm. Groups of these mugshots are kept in a “mug book” to help witnesses and victims identify criminals.

Bergen county mugshots are the photographs taken of suspects upon arrest. Local police, Sheriff’s Offices, and other law enforcement agencies take them. Typically , the subject is photographed from the front (full-face view) and then the side (profile view). These Bergen county mugshots are filed with the person’s criminal record and police reports. They are used by victims, witnesses, and investigators to identify criminals guys.

Additionally , when a judge issues an Bergen county arrest warrant for other purposes , and the person does not show up in court, these mugshots are used to help find the suspect.

Mugshots are readily available online as they are public records. Information brokers portals offer mugshots with other types of public records such as criminal records, arrest records and other court cases.

Felonies, Misdemeanors, and Sex Offenders

Police and arrest records will also contain on felonies, misdemeanors, and sex offenders. Since everything is computerized available and connected, any past incidents will show up as well.

Crime Demographics by Gender and Race

Felony Crime Rate by Gender

Most of the Bergen felonies fall to males - 86.9% while women have a share of 13.1% felony crimes.

Bergen County Sheriff’s Office

It is situated in Bergen county, New Jersey with a total number of 259 employees - 52 female, 127 male officers and 80 civilians. Bergen County SO ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is NJ0020000, it belongs to the Middle Atlantic division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.

  • Agency Name: Bergen County Sheriff's Office
  • State: New Jersey
  • City: Hackensack
  • Type: County
  • Address: 10 Main St
  • Phone Number: 201-646-2200
  • Fax: 201-487-5137
  • Website: http://www.bcsd.us/Default.aspx

Police Departments in Bergen County

DepartmentAddressPhone
Allendale Police Department290 Franklin Turnpike201-825-1900
Alpine Police Department100 Church St(201)768-0881
Bergenfield Police Department198 N Washington Ave201-387-4000
Bogota Police Department375 Larch Ave(201)487-2400
Carlstadt Police Department500 Madison St(201)438-4300
Cliffside Park Police Department525 Palisade Ave(201)945-3600
Closter Police Department295 Closter Dock Rd(201)768-5000
Cresskill Police Department67 Union Ave(201)568-1400
Demarest Police Department118 Serpentine Rd(201)768-1540
Dumont Police Department50 Washington Ave(201)387-5000
East Rutherford Police Department312 Grove St(201)438-0167
Edgewater Police DepartmentThe Edgewater Borough Hall First Floor 55 River Road(201)943-2200
Elmwood Park Police DepartmentThomas Johnson(201)796-0700
Emerson Police Department146 Linwood Ave(201)262-2800
Englewood Cliffs Police Department10 Kahn Terrace(201)569-8300
Englewood Police Department75 S Van Brunt St(201)568-2711
Fair Lawn Police Department8-01 Fair Lawn Avenue(201)796-1400
Fairview Police Department59 Anderson Ave(201)943-2100
Franklin Lakes Police Department490 Dekorte Dr(201)891-3131
Garfield Police Department411 Midland Ave(973)478-8500

Bergen County, NJ Jail and Inmate Records

BERGEN County has 639 jails with an average daily population of 1,461 inmates with a total of 760 jail population. When breaking down the BERGEN County jail population by gender, females are a minority compared to male prisoners and make 8% with 64 female and 691 male inmates.

  • 639Jails
  • 760Prisoners
  • 103 %Jail Rate

How Does Bergen County Inmate Search Work?

Bergen County inmate records are public records that anyone can review easily. The Freedom of Information Act governs the availability of regarding Bergen county inmate records which provide a lot of useful information about a person.

Bergen County Booking

Bergen county bookings are also helpful when looking for information on whether or not someone has been arrested. When a suspect is arrested, the officer fills out forms and then holds them in a jail , which essentially becomes their Bergen county booking record. It may also include things like fingerprints, mugshots , physical details, their name, and address, arresting officer , the details of the crime, the location, and any vehicles that were involved. The general public has the right to review a copy of someone’s Bergen county booking records without any type of permission .

Bergen County Jail

  • Agency Name: Bergen County NJ Jail (ICE)
  • State: NJ
  • City: Hackensack
  • Type: County
  • Address: 160 South River Street
  • Phone Number: 201-336-3500
  • Fax: 201-487-5137
  • Website: https://www.bcsd.us/county-jail

Prisons and Jails in Bergen County

NameAddressPhone
Bergen County NJ Juvenile Detention CenterOne Bergen County Plaza, 2nd Floor201-336-7350

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