Point Pleasant Beach has a population of 4,552. During the past three years, Point Pleasant Beach saw 334 arrests. For 2017, the Point Pleasant Beach's arrest rate totaled 182.34 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 42.4% makes Point Pleasant Beach 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 Point Pleasant Beach also totaled 82 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Barnegat Light and Beachwood, Point Pleasant Beach is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Point Pleasant Beach had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Point Pleasant Beach averaged 1 violent crimes and 82 non-violent crimes.
The city of Point Pleasant Beach experienced 65 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 1 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 10 was for legacy rape and 1 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 21, and the aggravated assault total was 32.