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Metuchen, NJ Arrest Record Search

The city of Metuchen, with a total population of 13,981, experienced 546 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 133.75 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 57.75% difference making Metuchen lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 12 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Metuchen also handled 175 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Helmetta and Highland Park, Metuchen is a more dangerous place to live.

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  • 187 Number of arrests in the city for 2017
  • 133.75 Crime Rate
  • 8.58 Violent Crime Rate
  • 125.17 Property Crime Rate

Violent vs. Non-Violent Crimes

The city of Metuchen experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Metuchen totaled 12 violent crimes and 175 non-violent crimes.

Metuchen Violent Crime Types from 2007-2017

During 2007-2017, Metuchen experienced 115 violent crimes. Of those, 1 were for revised rape, another 3 were for legacy rape, 45 were for robbery, and 66 were for aggravated assault.

Total Crime Rate in Metuchen

Year Crime Rate
2007 232.58
2008 205.78
2009 192.06
2010 160.61
2011 154.93
2012 151.66
2013 135.29
2014 111.41
2015 128.38
2016 130.41
2017 133.75

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