Somerville has a population of 12,263. During the past three years, Somerville saw 553 arrests. For 2017, the Somerville's arrest rate totaled 118.24 per 10,000 residents. This decrease of 62.65% makes Somerville lower than the national average of 316.54 per 10,000 residents. From that total, 10 were violent crimes like murder, rape, and robbery. The city of Somerville also totaled 135 arrests for property crimes during 2017. When compared to Bernardsville and Far Hills, Somerville is a more dangerous place to live.
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Overall, Somerville had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Somerville averaged 10 violent crimes and 135 non-violent crimes.
The city of Somerville experienced 192 violent crimes during 2007-2017. Of that total, 2 were for murder/non-negligent manslaughter. Additionally, 9 was for legacy rape and 1 was for revised rape. The robbery total was 106, and the aggravated assault total was 74.
It is situated in Somerset county, New Jersey with a total number of 33 employees - 1 female, 30 male officers and 2 civilians. Somerville PD ORI (Originated Agency Identifier) number is NJ0181800, it belongs to the Middle Atlantic division in the Northeast region with a region code of Region I.