Union City has a population of 70,053. During the past three years, Union City saw 4,069 arrests. For 2017, the Union City's arrest rate totaled 199.71 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 36.91% makes Union City lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 164 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Union City also totaled 1,235 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Bayonne and Kearny, Union City is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Union City had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Union City averaged 164 violent crimes and 1,235 non-violent crimes.
The city of Union City experienced 2,846 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 16 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 15 was for legacy rape and 1 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 1,190, and the aggravated assault total was 1,624.
It is situated in Hudson county, New Jersey with a total number of 187 employees - 20 female, 127 male officers and 40 civilians. Union City PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is NJ0091000, it belongs to the Middle Atlantic division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.