The city of Morris Plains, with a total population of 5,626, experienced 203 arrests over the past three years. During 2017, the arrest rate totaled 95.98 per 10,000 residents. This represents a 69.68% difference making Morris Plains lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. Of those, 4 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Morris Plains also handled 50 arrests for property crimes during 2017. Compared to Boonton and Butler, Morris Plains is a more dangerous place to live.
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The city of Morris Plains experienced a higher rate of non-violent crime. During 2017, Morris Plains totaled 4 violent crimes and 50 non-violent crimes.
During 2007-2017, Morris Plains experienced 36 violent crimes. Of those, 1 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter, another 1 were for legacy rape, 17 were for robbery, and 17 were for aggravated assault.
It is situated in Morris county, New Jersey with a total number of 18 employees - 1 female, 15 male officers and 2 civilians. Morris Plains PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is NJ0142300, it belongs to the Middle Atlantic division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.