Rockaway has a population of 6,512. During the past three years, Rockaway saw 243 arrests. For 2017, the Rockaway's arrest rate totaled 122.85 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 61.19% makes Rockaway lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 1 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Rockaway also totaled 79 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Boonton and Butler, Rockaway is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Rockaway had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Rockaway averaged 1 violent crimes and 79 non-violent crimes.
The city of Rockaway experienced 28 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 2 was for legacy rape and 2 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 12, and the aggravated assault total was 12.