It is located in Morris County, NJ. It has a population of 1,679 inhabitants. The crime rate is - 136.99 per 10.000 people. There have been 23 arrests in 2017. The city has seen an uptick in arrest records since last year by 0.004%. The majority of crimes committed in Chester are larceny/theft crimes - 19 incarcerations, whereas the least popular crime is the arson - only 0 arrests.
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The city has seen more non-violent crimes than violent. There have been 0 felony charges and 23 non-violent crimes.
For the time period of 2007-2017, the city of Chester averaged 12 violent crimes. Of that total, 1 was for revised rape, another 1 was for legacy rape, 2 was for robbery, and 8 was for aggravated assault.