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Somerville, NJ Arrest Record Search

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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  • 145Number of arrests in the city for 2017
  • 118.24Crime Rate
  • 8.15Violent Crime Rate
  • 110.09Property Crime Rate

Violent vs. Non-Violent Crimes

Overall, Somerville had a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Somerville averaged 10 violent crimes and 135 non-violent crimes.

Somerville Violent Crime Types from 2007-2017

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.

Somerville City Police Department

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.

  • Agency Name: Somerville Police Department
  • State: New Jersey
  • City: Somerville
  • Type: City
  • Address: 24 S Bridge St
  • Phone Number: (908)725-0331

Total Crime Rate in Somerville

YearCrime Rate
2007252.92
2008192.51
2009149.15
2010148.67
2011207.61
2012229.32
2013180.71
2014169.07
2015168.56
2016166.42
2017118.24
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