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Essex County, NJ Arrest Records

What are Essex County Arrest Statistics?

Essex County had 465 arrests for the last 3 years, in 2017 the arrest rate was 15.43 per 100.000 population which is by 97.91% lower than the National average of 739.02 per 100.000 inhabitants. Among the 2017 arrests 65 were made for violent crime charges. Compared to neighboring county Atlantic and county Bergen it’s a more dangerous place to live in.

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  • 465 Arrests in the county for the last 3 years
  • 15.43 Arrest rate in 2017 per 100.000 population
  • 65 Violent crime arrests

Essex County Recent Arrest Trends

Currently, the most popular arrest in Essex is aggravated assault - 43 arrests followed by larceny/theft - 36 and robbery - 22 arrests.

  • 43 Aggravated Assault
  • 36 Larceny/theft
  • 22 Robbery

Violent Crime Arrests vs. Non-Violent

Violent crime in Essex 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 91.9% lower.

Essex County Crime Rate from 2009-2017

Essex 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 61-70 years old.

Essex County Crime Rate by Age Groups

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