West Orange has a population of 47,615. During the past three years, West Orange saw 2,686 arrests. For 2017, the West Orange's arrest rate totaled 195.74 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 38.16% makes West Orange lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 93 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of West Orange also totaled 839 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Bloomfield and Caldwell, West Orange is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, West Orange had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, West Orange averaged 93 violent crimes and 839 non-violent crimes.
The city of West Orange experienced 967 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 8 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 51 was for legacy rape and 7 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 426, and the aggravated assault total was 475.