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Perth Amboy, NJ Arrest Record Search

Perth Amboy has a population of 52,978. During the past three years, Perth Amboy saw 3,103 arrests. For 2017, the Perth Amboy's arrest rate totaled 191.40 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 39.53% makes Perth Amboy lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 171 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Perth Amboy also totaled 843 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Carteret and Helmetta, Perth Amboy is a more dangerous place to live.

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  • 1,014Number of arrests in the city for 2017
  • 191.40Crime Rate
  • 32.28Violent Crime Rate
  • 159.12Property Crime Rate

Violent vs. Non-Violent Crimes

Overall, Perth Amboy had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Perth Amboy averaged 171 violent crimes and 843 non-violent crimes.

Perth Amboy Violent Crime Types from 2007-2017

The city of Perth Amboy experienced 2,356 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 15 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 39 was for legacy rape and 19 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 993, and the aggravated assault total was 1,290.

Perth Amboy City Police Department

It is situated in Middlesex county, New Jersey with a total number of 164 employees - 15 female, 119 male officers and 30 civilians. Perth Amboy PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is NJ0121600, it belongs to the Middle Atlantic division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.

  • Agency Name: Perth Amboy Police Department
  • State: New Jersey
  • City: Perth Amboy
  • Type: City
  • Address: 351 Rector St
  • Phone Number: (732)324-3803

Total Crime Rate in Perth Amboy

YearCrime Rate
2007274.01
2008276.54
2009249.71
2010271.79
2011277.74
2012282.99
2013246.48
2014235.80
2015204.01
2016192.55
2017191.40
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