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