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South Plainfield, NJ Arrest Record Search

South Plainfield has a population of 24,458. During the past three years, South Plainfield saw 1,330 arrests. For 2017, the South Plainfield's arrest rate totaled 197.07 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 37.74% makes South Plainfield lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 28 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of South Plainfield also totaled 454 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Carteret and Helmetta, South Plainfield is a more dangerous place to live.

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  • 482Number of arrests in the city for 2017
  • 197.07Crime Rate
  • 11.45Violent Crime Rate
  • 185.62Property Crime Rate

Violent vs. Non-Violent Crimes

Overall, South Plainfield had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, South Plainfield averaged 28 violent crimes and 454 non-violent crimes.

South Plainfield Violent Crime Types from 2007-2017

The city of South Plainfield experienced 329 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 3 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 1 was for legacy rape. The robbery total was 145, and the aggravated assault total was 180.

South Plainfield City Police Department

It is situated in Middlesex county, New Jersey with a total number of 69 employees - 2 female, 53 male officers and 14 civilians. South Plainfield PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is NJ0122200, it belongs to the Middle Atlantic division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.

  • Agency Name: South Plainfield Police Department
  • State: New Jersey
  • City: South Plainfield
  • Type: City
  • Address: 2480 Plainfield Ave
  • Phone Number: (908)755-0700

Total Crime Rate in South Plainfield

YearCrime Rate
2007204.02
2008223.27
2009210.04
2010200.02
2011175.17
2012190.87
2013176.13
2014167.29
2015169.63
2016180.71
2017197.07
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