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Jersey city, NJ Arrest Records

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Jersey City, NJ Arrest Record Search

The city of Jersey City, with a total population of 267,906, experienced 17,577 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 231.65 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 26.82% difference making Jersey City lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 1,365 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Jersey City also handled 4,841 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Bayonne and Hoboken, Jersey City is a more dangerous place to live.

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  • 6,206Number of arrests in the city for 2017
  • 231.65Crime Rate
  • 50.95Violent Crime Rate
  • 180.70Property Crime Rate

Violent vs. Non-Violent Crimes

The city of Jersey City experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Jersey City totaled 1,365 violent crimes and 4,841 non-violent crimes.

Jersey City Violent Crime Types from 2007-2017

During 2007-2017, Jersey City experienced 19,134 violent crimes. Of those, 243 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, 70 were for revised rape, another 589 were for legacy rape, 9,122 were for robbery, and 9,110 were for aggravated assault.

Jersey City City Police Department

It is situated in Hudson county, New Jersey with a total number of 381 employees - 127 female, 127 male officers and 127 civilians. Jersey City PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is NJ0090600, it belongs to the Middle Atlantic division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.

  • Agency Name: Jersey City Police Department
  • State: New Jersey
  • City: Jersey City
  • Type: City
  • Address: 1 Journal Square Plaza Division of Police – Floor 4
  • Phone Number: (201) 547-5477
  • Website:

Total Crime Rate in Jersey City

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