The city of Highland Park, with a total population of 14,287, experienced 516 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 133.69 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 57.77% difference making Highland Park lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 5 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Highland Park also handled 186 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Helmetta and Sayreville, Highland Park is a more dangerous place to live.
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The city of Highland Park experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Highland Park totaled 5 violent crimes and 186 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Highland Park experienced 96 violent crimes. Of those, 1 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 7 were for legacy rape, 50 were for robbery, and 38 were for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Middlesex county, New Jersey with a total number of 34 employees - 2 female, 25 male officers and 7 civilians. Highland Park PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is NJ0120700, it belongs to the Middle Atlantic division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.