It is located in Middlesex County, NJ. It has a population of 24,283 inhabitants. The crime rate is - 152.37 per 10.000 people. There have been 370 arrests in 2017. The city has seen an uptick in arrest records since last year by 0.003%. The majority of crimes committed in Carteret are larceny/theft crimes - 252 incarcerations, whereas the least popular crime is the murder and non negligent manslaughter - only 0 arrests.
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The city has seen more non-violent crimes than violent. There have been 44 felony charges and 326 non-violent crimes.
For the time period of 2007-2017, the city of Carteret averaged 513 violent crimes. Of that total, 10 was for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, 2 was for revised rape, another 33 was for legacy rape, 213 was for robbery, and 255 was for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Middlesex county, New Jersey with a total number of 68 employees - 5 female, 55 male officers and 8 civilians. Carteret PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is NJ0120100, it belongs to the Middle Atlantic division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.