The city of New Brunswick, with a total population of 57,481, experienced 5,037 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 295.92 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 6.51% difference making New Brunswick lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 360 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of New Brunswick also handled 1,341 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Carteret and Dunellen, New Brunswick is a more dangerous place to live.
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The city of New Brunswick experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, New Brunswick totaled 360 violent crimes and 1,341 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, New Brunswick experienced 4,099 violent crimes. Of those, 40 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, 37 were for revised rape, another 197 were for legacy rape, 2,094 were for robbery, and 1,731 were for aggravated assault.